French translation of 'ordinary'
1. (gen) ordinaire
an ordinary day une journée ordinaire
an ordinary family une famille ordinaire
He’s just an ordinary guy. C’est juste un type ordinaire.
What do ordinary people think of modern art? Qu’est-ce que les gens ordinaires pensent de l’art moderne ?
2. (pejorative) ordinaire
to be very ordinary être très ordinairesee also out of the ordinary
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Example Sentences Including 'ordinary'
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His seemingly uncanny ability to accomplish more than an ordinary mortal could achieve would thus be explained.LION IN THE VALLEY (2001)
We're going to have to make our way home by more ordinary means.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He simply couldn't grasp that anybody would pay such an enormous sum of money for something that looked like an ordinary music disc.BETTER THAN THIS (2001)
However, when Filris arrived an hour later, she came alone and clearly needed no help with the ordinary world.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'ordinary' in Other Languages
British English: ordinary /ˈɔːdnrɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Ordinary people or things are not special or different in any way.
Most ordinary people would agree with me.
- American English: ordinary
- Arabic: عَادِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: comum
- Chinese: 普通的
- Croatian: običan
- Czech: obyčejný
- Danish: almindelig
- Dutch: gewoon
- European Spanish: corriente normal
- Finnish: tavallinen
- French: ordinaire
- German: gewöhnlich
- Greek: συνηθισμένος
- Italian: ordinario
- Japanese: 普通の
- Korean: 보통의
- Norwegian: hverdagslig
- Polish: zwykły
- European Portuguese: comum
- Romanian: obișnuit
- Russian: обычный
- Spanish: corriente ordinario
- Swedish: vanlig
- Thai: อย่างธรรมดา
- Turkish: sıradan
- Ukrainian: звичайний
- Vietnamese: bình thường
Translation of ordinary from the Collins English to French Dictionary