Translation of norm in Spanish:


norma, n.

Pronunciation: /nɔrm//nɔːm/


  • 1

    (standard, rule)
    norma feminine
    social norms normas sociales
    • It is easy to assume that these new roles lead to strains on the elderly in that: they must adapt to changes in social norms and acceptable behavioral standards.
    • The share of the households in the distribution that has an availability of calories below the norm is classified as undernourished.
    • Deviance refers to behavior or characteristics that violate significant social norms and expectations and are negatively valued by large numbers of people.
    • Taking the generally accepted norm of 5 people per family, that's 16 families.
    • In such matters, social and cultural norms dictate people's behavior.
    • Mid-week rain has kept water levels above the norm for the time of year and another bream-focussed contest seems likely.
    • Secondly, it has been incorrectly assumed that the standard set by developed countries can be considered the norm.
    • In general, a child is considered to have speech delay if speech development is significantly below the norm of other children of the same age.
    • Strict conformity to harsh social norms was demanded of everyone, regardless of status or wealth.
    • Now more than ever, the level of detail on every garment has become a requirement, and may soon reach the norm.
    • There are many people who are paid way above the norm.
    • Although I like to think of myself as a modern and liberated woman, I can't help but fall prey to the guidelines of social norms.
    • Grahamstown city engineer Terry Horner objected as this did not meet the national minimum norms and standards which required road access to ‘each and every site’.
    • However, some countries in the SADC region are setting the norm and standard on how to win the war against corruption.
    • It also showed that the majority of Scots think smoke-free restaurants should be the norm, prompting Deacon to call on the pub and restaurant trade to take urgent action to create smokeless zones.
    • It is based on the notion that society usually exercises control over individual behaviour and desire through social rules and norms.
    • In such settings, the social norms and rules which usually justify or encourage questioning and dissent may no longer work.
    • By European standards, that's a really big budget; by Hollywood standards, it's below the norm.
    • According to this view of things, the Revolution may have caused long aftershocks, but it did not itself generate norms or patterns of behaviour.
    • Justice reinforces social norms and deters some would-be perpetrators.
    • Those who deem conventional values and institutions as important are likely to abide by conventional social norms.
    • Medical workers are members of our society, and their value systems are largely consistent with social norms.
    • However much we treasure a belief in free will, social norms and conventions exist partly to reduce the need to make choices in the first place.
    • Abnormality has also been defined in terms of both statistical and social norms - behaviour that is statistically uncommon is seen as abnormal.
    • You are likely to take steps that do not fit into social norms or patterns.
    • Action will be taken against those who fail to comply with the norm.
    • Educational concessions, subsidies and promotions as well as government jobs are to be restricted to those who accept the small family norm.
    • The distortion and utter disregard for social norms, anti-social behaviour and altered family values, are some of the manifestations of this phenomenon.
    • It has long been established that there is a strong association between crime and deviant behavior and the breakdown of social bonds or norms.
    • That is particularly important for rural suppliers, because often the rural supply is for their stock as well as for domestic purposes and they accept a standard that is below the norm.
    • It streamlines and doctors the varieties of English into a uniform entity, and at the same time it makes the standardized English the norm, internationally acceptable and accessible.
    • Fighters kept their gravity well below Earth norm, the standard gravity found on ships and space stations.
    • One day it's 10 degrees below the norm for this time of the year, the next it's 10 degrees above.
    • According to Mintel, typical store brand food shoppers tend to be young, with incomes below the norm.
    • Superimposed on shared expectations, preferences, and knowledge structures are social norms guiding action.
    • Certain financial reward today is, for some individuals, better than the uncertain reward of behaving properly and conforming to social norms.
    • Many teachers themselves believe that 70 hours a week is the norm, and is required of them.
    • You may not conform to social norms and patterns.
    • On average, these students' scores at Grades 3, 7, and 11 were at least one or more grade levels below the norm.
    • Social norms and traditions of behavior, which are loosely correlated with the law, also set consumer expectations.
    • Testing has long impeded all groups of minority students, and is a strong barrier to the success of minorities in schools where standardized testing is the norm.
    • It has driving strength which is quite the usual and the norm running through the Mazda range.
    • Given the Pride In York campaign, the standards applied to Lilac Avenue should become the norm, not the exception.
    • The country has been plagued by political scandals and infighting in government, and strikes and demonstrations are now the norm.
    • Older people, particularly, worry about what appears to be everyday standards of behaviour which now pass as the norm in contemporary Western society.
    • Perhaps there is a shying away from the detailed academic tomes which have become the norm in biographies, towards something more friendly to the average reader.
    • Some companies, such as Bank of Ireland, automatically include this type of accident in their standard cover, but this is not the norm.
    • Expectations of excellence were the norm and achievement was the never-stated aim.
    • Upper class or not, women must not assume that just because Caesarians have become the norm, it's normal.
    • True, heavy rainfall in November is the norm, and deluges, whether they strike in March or in December, will always cause some flooding.
    • As he readily admits, such an extreme experiment is not the norm for any typical American, but his case is used to prove a point about the rise of obesity in the United States.
    • Standards are very much the exception rather than the norm.
    • We challenge you to join us in creating healthy work environments by making these standards the norm.
    • The clamour for marks and a rank at the end of the term is so intense and common that it's the norm to harass a child as long as it's for better marks.
    • The brewery was praised for supplying its Old Brewery real ale throughout the country at relatively low prices - on average nearly 30p cheaper than the norm.
    • Far from the norm and at the same time about as normal as Hollywood gets, this is a hidden gem.
    • ‘Being of normal weight is no longer the norm,’ says Johnstone.
    • But the trouble is that this kind of burglary - the kind most likely to go ‘wrong’ - is now the norm in Britain.
    • We aim to develop a community in which working, teaching and learning are enjoyable, purposeful and effective and where high expectations are the norm.
    • I'd like to have witnessed more action, but given that Kingston's darkest crimes are more one-offs than the norm, the night's events were pretty typical for the patrol.
  • 2

    the norm (normal, standard) lo normal
    • that's not the norm eso no es lo normal
    • to deviate from the norm apartarse de la norma / de lo normal