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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Middle English, from Medieval Latin habitualis, from Latin habitus.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /həˈbɪtʃuəl/, /həˈbɪtʃwəl/
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AdjectiveEdit

habitual (comparative more habitual, superlative most habitual)

  1. Behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.
    He's a habitual chain-smoker.
  2. Recurring, or that is performed over and over again.
    Her habitual lying was the reason for my mistrust.
  3. Regular or usual.
    Professor Franklein took his habitual seat at the conference table.

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TranslationsEdit

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NounEdit

habitual (plural habituals)

  1. One who does something habitually, such as a serial criminal offender.
  2. (grammar) A construction representing something done habitually.

CatalanEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

habitual (masculine and feminine plural habituals)

  1. habitual; usual

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GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

habitual m, f (plural habituais)

  1. habitual
  2. common

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

habitual m, f (plural habituais, comparable)

  1. habitual (behaving in a regular manner, as a habit)
  2. habitual (recurring, or that is performed over and over again)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin habituālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abiˈtwal/, [aβiˈt̪wal]

AdjectiveEdit

habitual (plural habituales)

  1. habitual

NounEdit

habitual m (plural habituales)

  1. (Louisiana) beans.
    No quiero nada mas que habitual, cafe, y pan.I don't want anything more than beans, coffee, and bread.

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