Translation of "custom" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkʌs·təm/ us /ˈkʌs·təm/

B1 a habit or tradition

adjective uk /ˈkʌs·təm/ us /ˈkʌs·təm/ mainly US

made for a particular person to buy

hecho a medida
custom furniture

(Translation of “custom” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkastəm/

what a person etc is in the habit of doing or does regularly

It’s my custom to go for a walk on Saturday mornings

the regular buying of goods at the same shop etc; trade or business

The new supermarkets take away custom from the small shops.
customary adjective

habitual; usually done etc

It is customary to eat turkey for Christmas dinner.
customarily adverb

They customarily receive more than $30 a month in tips.
customer noun

a person who buys from a shop etc

our regular customers.

used jokingly for a person

He’s certainly a strange customer.
customize verb ( (also customiseBritish))

to change something so that it is exactly what you want or need

The software allows you to customize the appearance on-screen to suit your own needs.
customs noun plural

(the government department that collects) taxes paid on goods coming into a country

(derechos de) aduana
Did you have to pay customs on those watches?
He works for the customs
(also adjective) customs duty.

the place at a port etc where these taxes are collected

I was searched when I came through customs at the airport.

(Translation of “custom” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)