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A very relevant text here around the idea of “External consistency”, which appears to be the formal term for what I described previously: https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2017/08/inclusive-design-principle-be-consistent/#culturalconsistency

“No interface exists in a vacuum. It’s informed by the culture of interface design to which it belongs. External consistency means consistency with patterns external to your own work, belonging to the wider discipline of interface design. Solutions become conventions and later traditions that form part of our shared language of digital communication and interaction. We all drink from that well.”

I found the above link from this article, another worthy read on the topic:
https://alistapart.com/article/paint-the-picture-not-the-frame