usual

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Etymology[edit]

From French usuel, from Latin usualis (for use, fit for use, also of common use, customary, common, ordinary, usual), from usus (use, habit, custom), from past participle stem of uti (to use).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːʒuəl/, /ˈjuːʒəl/
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  • Hyphenation: u‧su‧al

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usual (comparative more usual, superlative most usual)

  1. most commonly occurring
    The preference of a boy to a girl is a usual occurrence in some parts of China.
    It is becoming more usual these days to rear children as bilingual.

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Galician[edit]

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usual m, f (plural usuais)

  1. usual, regular, normal

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usual m, f (plural usuais; comparable)

  1. usual (most commonly occurring)

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Spanish[edit]

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usual m, f (plural usuales)

  1. usual

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