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u·su·al

 (yo͞o′zho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed: the usual summer heat.
2. Regularly or customarily used: ended the speech with the usual expressions of thanks.
3. In conformity with regular practice or procedure: Come at the usual time.
Idiom:
as usual
As commonly or habitually happens: As usual, I slept late that Saturday morning.

[Middle English, from Old French usuel, from Late Latin ūsuālis, from Latin ūsus, use, from past participle of ūtī, to use.]

u′su·al·ly adv.
u′su·al·ness n.
Synonyms: usual, accustomed, customary, habitual, inveterate
These adjectives apply to what is expected or familiar because it occurs frequently or recurs regularly: took my usual route to work; resolved the difficulty with her accustomed resourcefulness; observes the customary distinction between "lend" and "borrow"; didn't finish the project because of his habitual laziness; your inveterate fondness for puns.

usual

(ˈjuːʒʊəl)
adj
of the most normal, frequent, or regular type; customary: that's the usual sort of application to send.
n
1. ordinary or commonplace events (esp in the phrase out of the usual)
2. the usual informal the habitual or usual drink, meal, etc
[C14: from Late Latin ūsuālis ordinary, from Latin ūsus use]
ˈusualness n

u•su•al

(ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəl)

adj.
1. expected by reason of previous experience with the same occurrence, situation, person, etc.: her usual skill.
2. commonly met with or observed in experience; ordinary: the usual January weather.
3. commonplace; everyday: He says the usual things.
n.
4. something that is usual.
Idioms:
as usual, in the customary or habitual way.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Old French usuel) < Late Latin ūsuālis= Latin ūsu(s) use + -ālis -al1]
u′su•al•ly, adv.
u′su•al•ness, n.
syn: usual, customary, habitual refer to something that is familiar because it is commonly met with or observed. usual indicates something that is to be expected by reason of previous experience, which shows it to occur more often than not: There were the usual crowds at the monument. customary refers to something that accords with prevailing usage or individual practice: customary courtesies; a customary afternoon nap. habitual refers to a practice that has become fixed by regular repetition: a clerk's habitual sales pitch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.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"
common - having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap"
unusual - not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"
2.usual - commonly encountered; "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting"
familiar - within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"

usual

usual

adjective
1. Commonly encountered:
2. Commonly practiced or used:
noun
A regular or customary matter, condition, or course of events:
Translations
obvyklýobvykle
sædvanlig
tavallinen
uobičajen
venjulegur, vanalegur
普通の
보통의
parasts
kot običajnoobičajen
vanlig
เช่นเคยเป็นปรกติธรรมดาสามัญ
alışılagelmişalışılmışher zamankiolağan
thông thường

usual

[ˈjuːʒʊəl]
A. ADJ (= customary) [method, answer] → acostumbrado, habitual, usual; [place, time, excuse] → de siempre
more than usualmás que de costumbre
to come earlier than usualvenir más temprano que de costumbre, venir antes de la hora acostumbrada
it's usual to give a tipes costumbre or (esp LAm) se acostumbra dar una propina
as (per) usualcomo de costumbre, como siempre
it's not usual for her to be lateno suele llegar tarde
it is not our usual practice to allow thisno acostumbramos or solemos permitir esto
it's not contagious in the usual sense of the wordno es contagioso en el sentido normal de la palabra
he came home late, drunk, the usual thingllegó a casa tarde y borracho, lo de siempre
boil the potatoes in the usual waycueza las patatas como de costumbre or como siempre
B. N the usual please! (= drink) → lo de siempre, por favor

usual

[ˈjuːʒuəl] adjhabituel(le)
as usual → comme d'habitude
to go on as usual → continuer comme d'ordinaire
warmer than usual → plus chaud que d'habitude, plus chaud que d'ordinaire
colder than usual → plus froid que d'habitude, plus froid que d'ordinaire
it is usual to do sth → il est normal de faire qch
It is usual to tip waiters → Il est d'usage de laisser un pourboire.

usual

adj (= customary)üblich; (= normal)gewöhnlich, normal, üblich; beer is his usual drinker trinkt gewöhnlich or normalerweise Bier; when shall I come? — oh, the usual timewann soll ich kommen? — oh, wie üblich or oh, zur üblichen Zeit; as is usual on these occasionswie (es) bei derartigen Gelegenheiten üblich (ist); as is usual with second-hand carswie gewöhnlich bei Gebrauchtwagen; it’s the usual thing nowadaysdas ist heute so üblich; small families are the usual thing nowadayskleine Familien sind heutzutage die Norm; the journey took four hours instead of or rather than the usual twodie Reise dauerte vier Stunden statt der üblichen zwei; the usual stuff (inf)das Übliche; with his usual tact (iro)taktvoll wie immer, mit dem ihm eigenen Takt; it is usual for soldiers to wear a uniformes ist üblich or normal für Soldaten, eine Uniform zu tragen; it wasn’t usual for him to arrive earlyes war nicht normal or typisch für ihn, zu früh da zu sein; it’s usual to ask firstnormalerweise fragt man erst; to do something in the or one’s usual way or manneretw auf die einem übliche Art und Weise tun; as usual, as per usual (inf)wie üblich, wie gewöhnlich; business as usualnormaler Betrieb; (in shop) → Verkauf geht weiter; to carry on as usualweitermachen wie immer or wie üblich; later/less/more than usualspäter/weniger/mehr als sonst; it’s hardly usuales ist eigentlich nicht üblich
n (inf)der/die/das Übliche; the usual please! (= drink)dasselbe wie immer, bitte!; a pint of the usualeine Halbe, wie immer; what’s his usual? (= drink)was trinkt er gewöhnlich?; what sort of mood was he in? — the usualwie war er gelaunt? — wie üblich

usual

[ˈjuːʒʊəl]
1. adj (gen) → solito/a
as usual → come al solito, come d'abitudine
more than usual → più del solito
at the usual time → alla solita ora
earlier than usual → prima del solito
as is usual on these occasions → come vuole la tradizione
as is usual with this type of housing → come sempre in questo genere di alloggi
he's not his usual self → di solito non è così
he'll soon be his usual self again → tornerà presto ad essere quello di sempre
"business as usual" → "l'ufficio (or il negozio ) è aperto al pubblico"
it's not usual for her to be late → non è sua abitudine arrivare in ritardo
2. n the usual, please! (fam) (drink) → il solito, per favore!

usual

(ˈjuːʒuəl) adjective
done, happening etc most often; customary. Are you going home by the usual route?; There are more people here than usual; Such behaviour is quite usual with children of that age; As usual, he was late.
ˈusually adverb
on most occasions. We are usually at home in the evenings; Usually we finish work at 5 o'clock.

usual

مُعْتاد obvyklý sædvanlig üblich συνηθισμένος usual tavallinen habituel uobičajen solito 普通の 보통의 gewoonlijk vanlig zwykły comum обычный vanlig เป็นปรกติ alışılagelmiş thông thường 通常的

usual

a. usual, de costumbre;
adv. usualmente, generalmente.

usual

adj usual, habitual; your usual dose..su dosis habitual; as — como de costumbre, como siempre; Keep taking your medications as usual..Siga tomando sus medicamentos como de costumbre; than — que de costumbre; Are you drinking more liquids than usual?..¿Está tomando más líquidos que de costumbre?
References in classic literature ?
His days being spent at a great office in the city, he got leave of absence for a couple of hours, met his wife, went with her to the registrar's, returned to his office, worked the rest of the day as usual, and then went to his new home to find his wife and dinner awaiting him,--all just as it was going to be every night for so many happy years.
And just as always he returned in July and at once fell to work as usual with increased energy.
The gazettes from which the old prince first heard of the defeat at Austerlitz stated, as usual very briefly and vaguely, that after brilliant engagements the Russians had had to retreat and had made their withdrawal in perfect order.
But we may be certain that the talk being over she must have said to that young blackguard: "You had better take her out for a ride as usual.
Dashwood, persuaded that such an excursion would be productive of much amusement to both her daughters, and perceiving through all her affectionate attention to herself, how much the heart of Marianne was in it, would not hear of their declining the offer upon HER account; insisted on their both accepting it directly; and then began to foresee, with her usual cheerfulness, a variety of advantages that would accrue to them all, from this separation.
Mr Allworthy, his sister, and another lady, were assembled at the accustomed hour in the supper-room, where, having waited a considerable time longer than usual, Mr Allworthy first declared he began to grow uneasy at the captain's stay (for he was always most punctual at his meals); and gave orders that the bell should be rung without the doors, and especially towards those walks which the captain was wont to use.
Surprised at the influx of birds, to which they had been strangers so long, they all looked towards Castra Regis, from whose high tower the great kite had been flying as usual.
She attracted him more than he liked-- and Miss Bingley was uncivil to HER, and more teasing than usual to himself.
Magdalen, as usual when her temper was ruffled, expressed her dissatisfaction in the plainest terms.
There was the usual stoppage at the barrier guardhouse, and the usual lanterns came glancing forth for the usual examination and inquiry.
As for the numerous servants (more numerous that evening than usual, for their number was augmented by cooks and butlers from the Cafe de Paris), venting on their employers their anger at what they termed the insult to which they had been subjected, they collected in groups in the hall, in the kitchens, or in their rooms, thinking very little of their duty, which was thus naturally interrupted.
In the course of his repast, his attention was caught by the figure of the gastronome, who, as usual, was gorging himself in dogged silence.