Definition of 'habit'
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He asks me what he thinks is going on with me and my eating habits. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The interiors in which we cook for our families can be the source of bad habits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just three per cent had kicked the habit for good. The Sun (2016)Some employees may bring their bad hoarding habits into the office. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The idea proposed would see the department working with credit reference agencies and other organisations that collect data around spending habits. Computing (2010)And it did take me about six months to gain the weight back and to get into regular eating habits again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Offensive drinking habits Alcohol is often an excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By rights you should report him to management - he obviously makes a habit of this. The Sun (2017) Old habits die hard, though. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Old habits die hard; old memories, too. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is not easy to change old habits. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)Because of their branching habit they are often grown in a rear corner of a garden. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some people make a habit of this. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)We will also help change your bad food habits and put a stop to them for good. The Sun (2014)We first make our habits and then our habits make us. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)The prospect of being urged against the confirmed habit of his mind was naturally grating. Daniel Deronda (1876)This week we have got into the habit of eating early together when work allows it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The desire to diet in women can also lead to unbalanced eating habits and bad skin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It advised people not to alter their eating habits or the way they prepare food. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The foundation said that the crisp habit was just one aspect of unhealthy eating. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is when it helps to make sure that they already have a good dressing habit. Good Habits, Bad Habits (1994)Was it hard to kick the habit? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Churches are in the habit of using people with knowledge instead of style. Christianity Today (2000)There has been a tidal change in eating habits and foods available. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Whereas today there is no agenda other than to maximise our pleasure through our consumption habits and practices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It helps to stop you rushing back to the comfort of old habits once you reach your target weight. The Sun (2007)The jacket comes off, the pieces are rearranged out of nervous habit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Our thinking is as much governed by habit as by behaviour and changing our thinking habits is as difficult as altering our behaviour. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)
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Translations for 'habit'
British English: habit /ˈhæbɪt/ NOUN
A habit is something that you do often or regularly.
He has an awkward habit of smiling at the wrong moment.
- American English: habit
- Arabic: عادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: hábito
- Chinese: 习惯
- Croatian: navika
- Czech: zvyk
- Danish: vane
- Dutch: gewoonte
- European Spanish: hábito
- Finnish: tapa tottumus
- French: habitude
- German: Gewohnheit
- Greek: συνήθεια
- Italian: abitudine
- Japanese: 癖
- Korean: 습관
- Norwegian: vane
- Polish: zwyczaj nawyk
- European Portuguese: hábito
- Romanian: obicei
- Russian: привычка
- Spanish: hábito
- Swedish: vana
- Thai: ความเคยชิน
- Turkish: alışkanlık
- Ukrainian: звичка
- Vietnamese: thói quen
Definition of habit from the Collins English Dictionary
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