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com•mon•place



Pronunciation: (kom'un-plās"), [key]
adj.
1. ordinary; undistinguished or uninteresting; without individuality: a commonplace person.
2. trite; hackneyed; platitudinous: a commonplace remark.

n.
1. a well-known, customary, or obvious remark; a trite or uninteresting saying.
2. anything common, ordinary, or uninteresting.
3. Archaic.a place or passage in a book or writing noted as important for reference or quotation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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