Meaning of “usual” in the English Dictionary

"usual" in English

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uk /ˈjuː.ʒu.əl/ 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 mountain areas.
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 /ˈjuː.ʒu.əl/ 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.
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)