usually

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usual +‎ -ly

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usually (comparative more usually, superlative most usually)

  1. Most of the time; less than always, but more than occasionally.
    Except for one or two days a year, he usually walks to work.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 9/2, The Younger Set:
      He and Gerald usually challenged the rollers in a sponson canoe when Gerald was there for the weekend ; or, when Lansing came down, the two took long swims seaward […].
  2. Under normal conditions.

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