How to Pronounce norm?

Correct pronunciation for the word "norm" is [nˈɔːm], [nˈɔːm], [n_ˈɔː_m].

"Norm" in context

A norm is something that is considered standard in a certain place or for a certain group of people. For example, in the United States the norm is to follow the laws and regulations set out by the government. These regulations apply to all US citizens, no matter their race, gender or other factors. In most places, it is also the norm to follow social protocols around politeness, manners and hygiene.

In some cultures, there are also norms associated with gender roles, such as in India where it is the norm for women to remain in the home while men are out at work.

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