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commonplace 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈkämənˌplās/,
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Not unusual; ordinary,
  1. Not unusual; ordinary
    • - unemployment was commonplace in his profession
  2. Not interesting or original; trite
    • - the usual commonplace remarks
Noun
  1. A usual or ordinary thing
    • - bombing has become almost a commonplace of public life there
  2. A trite saying or topic; a platitude
    • - it is a commonplace to talk of the young being alienated
  3. A notable quotation copied into a commonplace book


  1. completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"
  2. platitude: a trite or obvious remark
  3. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
  4. banal: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
  5. Commonplace (stylised as commonplace) is the sixth album of the Japanese band Every Little Thing, released on March 10, 2004. Two versions have been released, one with the music CD only, and the other with a DVD.
  6. (Commonplacing) Commonplace books (or commonplaces) were a way to compile knowledge, usually by writing information into books. They became significant in Early Modern Europe.
  7. A platitude or cliché; Something that is ordinary; To make a commonplace book; ordinary; having no remarkable features
  8. very normal, related to normal, everyday things