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"usual" in British English

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usualadjective

uk   us   /ˈjuː.ʒu.əl/
A2 normal; ​happening, done, or used most often: I went to ​bed at my usual ​time. There was more ​rainfall than usual this ​summer in the ​mountainareas. You'll ​find the ​cutlery in ​its usual ​place. Terry was, as usual, ​slow to ​respond. The ​library is ​open for ​business as usual ​despite the ​snowstorm.

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usualnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈjuː.ʒu.əl/ informal
(Definition of usual from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"usual" in American English

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usualadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈju·ʒu·əl/
happening or done most of the ​time; ​ordinary: I’ll put the ​keys in the usual ​place. If you can ​believe it, the ​food was ​worse than usual.
usually
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈju·ʒə·wə·li/
He usually gets ​home from ​work at about six.
(Definition of usual from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “usual”
in Korean 일상적인, 흔한…
in Arabic عادي…
in Malaysian biasa…
in French habituel…
in Russian обычный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 通常的, 慣常的…
in Italian solito…
in Turkish alışılmış, her zamanki, olağan…
in Polish zwykły, zwyczajny…
in Spanish habitual, acostumbrado, común…
in Vietnamese thông thường…
in Portuguese usual, habitual, de costume…
in Thai เป็นปกติ…
in German üblich…
in Catalan habitual…
in Japanese いつもの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 通常的, 惯常的…
in Indonesian biasa…
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