usual

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (shortening, informal) (no fixed spelling) uzh

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English usual, from Old French usuel, from Latin ūsuālis (for use, fit for use, also of common use, customary, common, ordinary, usual), from ūsus (use, habit, custom), from the past participle stem of ūtī (to use).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

usual (comparative more usual, superlative most usual)

  1. Most commonly occurring; typical.
    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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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūsuālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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usual (epicene, plural usuales)

  1. common, typical, usual

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūsuālis.

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usual (masculine and feminine plural usuals)

  1. usual
    Antonym: inusual

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūsuālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

usual m or f (plural usuais)

  1. usual, regular, normal

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French usuel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iu̯ziu̯ˈaːl/, /iu̯zuˈaːl/, /ˈiu̯ziu̯al/, /ˈiu̯zual/, /ˈiu̯zuəl/

Adjective[edit]

usual

  1. customary, established
  2. usual, normal, regular

Descendants[edit]

  • English: usual
  • Scots: usual, uswal, eeswal

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Piedmontese[edit]

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usual

  1. usual

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūsuālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

usual m or f (plural usuais, comparable)

  1. usual (most commonly occurring)
    Antonym: inusual

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Further reading[edit]

  • usual” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūsuālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /uˈswal/
  • Hyphenation: u‧sual

Adjective[edit]

usual (plural usuales)

  1. usual
    Antonym: inusual

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