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Translation of "habit" - English-Spanish dictionary

habit

noun /ˈhӕbit/
something which a person does usually or regularly hábito, costumbre He has the habit of going for a walk after dinner She has an irritating habit of interrupting people.
a tendency to do the same things that one has always done hábito, costumbre I did it out of habit.
a long loose piece of clothing worn by monks or nuns hábito a monk’s habit.
habitual /həˈbitjuəl/ adjective
having a habit of doing, being etc (something) habitual He’s a habitual drunkard.
done etc regularly habitual He took his habitual walk before bed.
habitually /həˈbitjuəli/ adverb
habitualmente, con asiduidad She is habitually late for work.
from force of habit
because one is used to doing (something) por la fuerza de la costumbre I took the cigarette from force of habit.
get (someone) into the habit of ( get (someone) out of the habit of)
to make (a person) start or stop doing (something) as a habit acostumbrarse/perder la costumbre I wish I could get out of the habit of biting my nails You must get your children into the habit of cleaning their teeth.
(Definition of habit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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