usual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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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Most common English words before 1923: goes · youth · sudden · #723: usual · entirely · system · sister

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

usual m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural usuals)

  1. usual

Galician[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

usual m, f (plural usuais)

  1. usual, regular, normal

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Adjective[edit]

usual m, f ‎(plural usuais, comparable)

  1. usual (most commonly occurring)

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Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

usual m, f ‎(plural usuales)

  1. usual

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