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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
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Ujwala Kaza:

    An asthma attack is typically when a patient is experiencing symptoms of asthma difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, wheezingand coughing that may not be responsive to the usual rescue inhaler. First of all, make sure you sit the person down. Call for help. If they have not used their inhaler, find it for them and have them use it right away, early intervention can be the difference between life and death.

  2. John Kerry:

    China had a particular approach that it wanted to make, that we agreed and respected to give them space to implement that, today in my conversation with the Chinese I made it very clear that has not worked and we cannot continue business as usual.

  3. Andrew Zimbalist:

    First, the IOC and the Tokyo organizing committee are in denial. They have never had to cancel an Olympics for anything but a world war, second, they want to control the spin. By pretending that there will be business as usual, they are hoping to keep Olympians in training and Olympic fans in preparation for traveling to Tokyo. If by some good fortune the virus abates and the Olympics are held, they want to make sure the athletes are present and prepared.

  4. Garth Brooks:

    Were coming up on 14 years of marriage so were kind of in that stage where we have discussions that are intense, a little more than usual.

  5. Angela Merkel:

    I can't promise that there won't be disputes again about other issues, as this is usual when a government includes three parties, this time it was a heavy dispute about a topic that is also very emotional. But I firmly expect and I'll do my part to ensure that we do our government work in a good way, and not only now but also in the coming years.

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