Meaning of “usually” in the English Dictionary

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"usually" in British English

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usuallyadverb

uk /ˈjuː.ʒu.ə.li/ us /ˈjuː.ʒu.ə.li/

A2 in the way that most often happens:

He usually gets home about six o'clock.
I usually just have a sandwich for lunch.
Is your friend usually so rude?
Usually we go skiing in February.
"Do you cook your own meals in the evenings?" "Usually."

More examples

  • Dictionaries are usually printed on thin paper.
  • The 6 p.m. train is usually very crowded.
  • I usually do the weekly shop on a Monday.
  • The children usually stay with their grandparents for a week in the summer.
  • She doesn't usually take part in any of the class activities.

(Definition of “usually” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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