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Definitions for usual
ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəlusu·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. usualadjective

    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"

  2. common, usualadjective

    commonly encountered

    "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting"

Wiktionary

  1. usualadjective

    That which most commonly occurs.

  2. Etymology: From usuel, from usualis, from usus, from past participle stem of uti.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usualnoun

    such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Usual

    ū′zhū-al, adj. in use: occurring in ordinary use: common.—adv. U′sually.—n. U′sualness. [L. usualis.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1615

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2689

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usual' in Adjectives Frequency: #203

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of usual in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of usual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of usual in a Sentence

  1. Terry Torrison:

    I don't think Draghi will say much apart from his usual dovish rhetoric, and I think markets could drift back down after the ECB today.

  2. Ankit Panda:

    There is an element of projecting a business-as-usual image amid the COVID-19 situation, but I think it's not overriding, these tests do allow Kim Jong Un to show that he's sticking to the hard-line policy he laid out in December 2019.

  3. Sergio Uzurin:

    Voicing your opinion is not enough, you have to disrupt business as usual for this to happen and that's the only thing that's ever made change. It's the real way democracies function.

  4. Liz Roberts:

    All the law does is give them an opportunity to go to court. They still have to prove their case, the defendant has access to all the usual protections in court as a defendant in lawsuit.

  5. Jang Se-yul:

    No one knows ... his company runs business as usual. That’s why what he does is scarier, my friend, who belongs to a rural area, could bring all of his family to Pyongyang. Incentives for North Korea’s cyber experts are very strong ... they are rich people in Pyongyang.

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    • A. epidemic
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