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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 typ·i·cal /ˈtɪpɪkəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 typ·i·cal /ˈtɪpɪkəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Typ·ic·al a.
 1. Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.
    The Levitical priesthood was only typical of the Christian.   --Atterbury.
 2. Nat. Hist. Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus.
 -- Typ*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Typ*ic*al*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a
             group or kind or category; "a typical American girl";
             "a typical suburban community"; "the typical car owner
             drives 10,000 miles a year"; "a painting typical of
             the Impressionist school"; "a typical romantic poem";
             "a typical case of arteritis" [ant: atypical]
      2: of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing;
         "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis
         Wilkie; "that is typical of you!" [syn: distinctive]
      3: conforming to a type; "the typical (or normal) American";
         "typical teenage behavior"