Definition of 'customary'
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In their customary position when the flak flies. The Sun (2012)They are designed to deal with customary disputes under customary law. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was subject to republican law but permitted to exercise customary law in the resolution of local disputes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such feelings were not customary at the time '. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)A familiar figure rose from the bench to take his customary position in the middle of the action. The Sun (2015)It did not help that the service to him was in short supply but that customary verve and swagger to his game was conspicuous by its absence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is customary at such times for them to stand as one, arms linked like Roman legions in a square. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He continued to play and record and, despite failing eyesight, he performed with his customary verve once he was perched on a stool on stage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'customary'
British English: customary ADJECTIVE
Customary is used to describe things that people usually do in a particular society or in particular circumstances.
It is customary to offer a drink or a snack to guests.
Definition of customary from the Collins English Dictionary
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