Customary

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Definition

It's customary to...: It's usual to..., It's traditional to..., It's common to...
idiom

customary: habitual, usual, traditional
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: In the UK, it is customary to eat sprouts for Christmas dinner.
US: In Belgium, the local customs are very strange.
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Examples

  • "Bruno : Before we begin, I remind you that it is customary to schedule an appointment before just barging into an office and demanding an audience."
  • "As ever, the place to be is at our customary table in the cafeteria."
  • "This will be followed by our customary round-table discussion, where everyone will have a chance to go over this year's figures and talk about the direction in which the company is moving."

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