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- 1. atypical (vs. typical), untypical, unrepresentative, abnormal#1, unnatural, uncharacteristic
- usage: not representative of a group, class, or type; "a group that is atypical of the target audience"; "a class of atypical mosses"; "atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children"
- 2. atypical, irregular, abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural
- usage: deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal; "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior"
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