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cus·tom·ar·y

 (kŭs′tə-mĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Commonly practiced, used, or encountered; usual. See Synonyms at usual.
2. Based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract.

cus′tom·ar′i·ly (-mâr′ə-lē) adv.
cus′tom·ar′i·ness n.

customary

(ˈkʌstəmərɪ; -təmrɪ)
adj
1. in accordance with custom or habitual practice; usual; habitual
2. (Law) law
a. founded upon long continued practices and usage rather than law
b. (of land, esp a feudal estate) held by custom
n, pl -aries
(Law)
a. a statement in writing of customary laws and practices
b. a body of such laws and customs
ˈcustomarily adv
ˈcustomariness n

cus•tom•ar•y

(ˈkʌs təˌmɛr i)
adj.
1. according to or depending on custom; usual; habitual.
2. of or established by custom rather than law.
3. Law. defined by long-continued practices.
[1515–25; < Medieval Latin]
cus•tom•ar•i•ly (ˌkʌs təˈmɛər ə li) adv.
syn: See usual.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.customary - in accordance with convention or custom; "sealed the deal with the customary handshake"
conventional - following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
2.customary - commonly used or practicedcustomary - commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"
usual - occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure; "grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime"

customary

adjective
1. usual, general, common, accepted, established, traditional, normal, ordinary, familiar, acknowledged, conventional, routine, everyday It is customary to offer a drink or a snack to guests.
usual rare, unusual, exceptional, uncommon
2. accustomed, regular, usual, habitual, wonted She took her customary seat behind her desk.

customary

adjective
Commonly practiced or used:
Translations
عادي، اعتيادي، مألوف
obvyklýtradiční
almindeligsædvanlig
sem tíîkast
običajen
âdet olanalışılmış

customary

[ˈkʌstəmərɪ] ADJ [place, time] → acostumbrado, de costumbre, habitual; [wit, good humour etc] → acostumbrado, habitual; [practice] → normal, habitual
it's customary to + INFINes la costumbre + infin

customary

[ˈkʌstəməri] adj
(= usual) [behaviour, method, place, time] → habituel(le)
(by social convention) it is customary to do it → l'usage veut qu'on le fassecustom-built [ˌkʌstəmˈbɪlt] adj [kitchen] → fait(e) sur commande; [house] → construit(e) sur commande, de conception individuelle; [bed] → fait(e) sur commande

customary

adj (= conventional)üblich; (= habitual)gewohnt; it’s customary to apologizeman entschuldigt sich normalerweise or gewöhnlich; it’s customary to wear a tieman trägt normalerweise or gewöhnlich eine Krawatte; customary lawsGewohnheitsrecht nt

customary

[ˈkʌstəmrɪ] adjconsueto/a
it is customary to wear black → è consuetudine vestire di nero

custom

(ˈkastəm) noun
1. what a person etc is in the habit of doing or does regularly. It's my custom to go for a walk on Saturday mornings; religious customs.
2. the regular buying of goods at the same shop etc; trade or business. The new supermarkets take away custom from the small shops.
ˈcustomary adjective
habitual; usually done etc. It is customary to eat turkey for Christmas dinner.
ˈcustomarily adverb
ˈcustomer noun
1. a person who buys from a shop etc. our regular customers.
2. used jokingly for a person. a strange customer.
ˈcustoms noun plural
1. (the government department that collects) taxes paid on goods coming into a country. Did you have to pay customs on those watches?; He works for the customs; (also adjective) customs duty.
2. the place at a port etc where these taxes are collected. I was searched when I came through customs at the airport.
References in classic literature ?
It's nothing tome, of course, but I should think he would have come and bid us goodbye like a gentleman," she said to herself, with a despairing look at the gate, as she put on her things for the customary walk one dull afternoon.
She arose and laughed, not sharply as was customary with her, but in a queer, hesitating way.
The rich ornaments of his military attire had indeed been repeatedly handled by different individuals of the tribes with eyes expressing a savage longing to possess the baubles; but before the customary violence could be resorted to, a mandate in the authoritative voice of the large warrior, already mentioned, stayed the uplifted hand, and convinced Heyward that they were to be reserved for some object of particular moment.
In this situation the articles were formally agreed to, and signed; and the Indians told us it was customary with them, on such occasions, for two Indians to shake hands with every white-man in the treaty, as an evidence of entire friendship.
She at length withdrew her eyes from the dark countenance of the Colonel's portrait, heaved a sigh, --indeed, her breast was a very cave of Aolus that morning, --and stept across the room on tiptoe, as is the customary gait of elderly women.
With the customary infirmity of temper that characterizes this unhappy fowl, she appears by the fierceness of her beak and eye, and the general truculency of her attitude, to threaten mischief to the inoffensive community; and especially to warn all citizens careful of their safety against intruding on the premises which she overshadows with her wings.
It is not the least among the strange things bred by the intense artificialness of sea-usages, that while in the open air of the deck some officers will, upon provocation, bear themselves boldly and defyingly enough towards their commander; yet, ten to one, let those very officers the next moment go down to their customary dinner in that same commander's cabin, and straightway their inoffensive, not to say deprecatory and humble air towards him, as he sits at the head of the table; this is marvellous, sometimes most comical.
Whether this whale belonged to the pod in advance, seemed questionable; for it is not customary for such venerable leviathans to be at all social.
Sandy and I discussed his story, as we rode along, and she said that La Cote's bad luck had begun with the very beginning of that trip; for the king's fool had overthrown him on the first day, and in such cases it was customary for the girl to desert to the conqueror, but Maledisant didn't do it; and also persisted after- ward in sticking to him, after all his defeats.
If agreeable to you, your chief surgeons and ours shall proceed to the field in the same carriage as is customary.
Then he stepped from the stand, leaving a startled and impressive hush behind him instead of the customary explosion of cheers and party cries.
Norah's customary reserve strengthened into sullen silence -- she sat down in one of the hall chairs and looked out frowningly through the open house door.