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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 ?
The effort to sustain his customary vivacity was not encouraged by persons and circumstances about him.
He had not shown the slightest sign of attempting to fix anything that I had said to him in his mind, until I mentioned the time at which it was customary to permit the earliest repayment, on the part of a debtor, of money that had been advanced as a loan.
That is hardly my customary fee; I'll take home this first instalment, then return and bring an action for salvage against the skin.
In this emergency, he cut up the stem of his pipe into fine shavings, which he mixed with certain herbs, and thus manufactured a temporary succedaneum to enable him to accompany his long colloquies and harangues with the customary fragrant cloud.
It is customary to have two harpoons reposing in the crotch, respectively called the first and second irons.
If Emily considered herself capable of contributing in this way to the completeness of his great work on "the ruined cities," she had only to apply to his bookseller in London, who would pay her the customary remuneration and give her every assistance of which she might stand in need.
He was as long as a railway-train, and had the customary impenetrable green scales all over him.
Then he stepped from the stand, leaving a startled and impressive hush behind him instead of the customary explosion of cheers and party cries.
After the customary questions, whether they desired to enter upon matrimony, and whether they were pledged to anyone else, and their answers, which sounded strange to themselves, a new ceremony began.
It was Nutty speaking now, and it was impossible for Bill not to hear what he said, for Nutty had abandoned his customary drawl in favour of a high, excited tone.
The former consented to the ceremony, because he found that all his friends laid great stress on the matter; but shortly after he led his bride into the plains of Kentucky, under the pretence of paying certain customary visits to sundry members of the family of Hover.
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.