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Definitions for usual
ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəlusu·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. usual(adj)

    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, usual(adj)

    commonly encountered

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

Wiktionary

  1. usual(Adjective)

    That which most commonly occurs.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usual(noun)

    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

How to pronounce usual?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say usual in sign language?

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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. Guo Qiang:

    It really feels like a deserted city. It is completely different from the look of a usual Beijing.

  2. Matthew Tuttle:

    It's going to go back and forth, and it looks like it's going to all depend on what the price of oil does today, expect more of the usual - lots of volatility - and it will be interesting to see if the bulls rally this thing or the bears try to sell it off.

  3. Stefanie Powers:

    If you are going to a destination where the food might be more exotic than usual, always err on the side of caution.

  4. Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Fourth, Chapter 2:

    Thanks to his constant habit of shaking the bottle in which life handed him the wine of experience, he presently found the taste of the lees rising as usual into his draught.

  5. Tony Evers:

    This is rancor and politics as usual, it flies in the face of democratic institutions and the checks and balances that are intended to prevent power-hungry politicians from clinging to control when they do not get their way.

Images & Illustrations of usual

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