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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English usual, from Old French usuel, from Latin ūsuālis (for use, fit for use, also of common use, customary, common, ordinary, usual), from ūsus (use, habit, custom), from the past participle stem of ūtī (to use).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːʒʊəl/, /ˈjuːʒəl/
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  • Hyphenation: u‧su‧al

AdjectiveEdit

usual (comparative more usual, superlative most usual)

  1. Most commonly occurring; typical.
    The preference of a boy to a girl is a usual occurrence in some parts of China.
    It is becoming more usual these days to rear children as bilingual.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsuālis.

AdjectiveEdit

usual (epicene, plural usuales)

  1. common, typical, usual

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsuālis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

usual (masculine and feminine plural usuals)

  1. usual
    Antonym: inusual

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsuālis.

AdjectiveEdit

usual m or f (plural usuais)

  1. usual, regular, normal

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French usuel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /iu̯ziu̯ˈaːl/, /iu̯zuˈaːl/, /ˈiu̯ziu̯al/, /ˈiu̯zual/, /ˈiu̯zuəl/

AdjectiveEdit

usual

  1. customary, established
  2. usual, normal, regular

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsuālis.

AdjectiveEdit

usual m or f (plural usuais, comparable)

  1. usual (most commonly occurring)
    Antonym: inusual

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Further readingEdit

  • usual” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsuālis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

usual (plural usuales)

  1. usual
    Antonym: inusual

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