How to Pronounce norms?

Correct pronunciation for the word "norms" is [nˈɔːmz], [nˈɔːmz], [n_ˈɔː_m_z].

"Norms" in context

Norms are the accepted standards of behavior that govern social life. They are the expectations and guidelines that determine the way people interact with one another in any given society. Norms can vary in scope from informal expectations of daily social interactions to formal laws and regulations. They can be unwritten or codified, and apply to individuals, groups, or entire societies. Examples of norms include speaking quietly in libraries, approaching strangers politely, not littering, and obeying speed limits. These norms have developed over time, as they are shaped by culture, history, and other external factors.

Usage over time for norms:

This graph shows how "norms" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

17 words made out of letters NORMS

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