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habit

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈhæb·ɪt/
a particular act or way of acting that you tend to do regularly: [U] Judy is in the habit of sleeping late on Sundays. [U] I have the habit of checking my e-mail as soon as I log on to my computer. [C] Eating between meals is a bad habit.
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