[ kuhs-tuh-mer-ee ]
/ ˈkʌs təˌmɛr i /
noun, plural cus·tom·ar·ies.
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Origin of customary
ANTONYMS FOR customary
cus·tom·ar·i·ly [kuhs-tuh-mer-uh-lee; for emphasis, kuhs-tuh-mair-uh-lee] /ˈkʌs təˌmɛr ə li; for emphasis, ˌkʌs təˈmɛər ə li/, adverbnon·cus·tom·ar·i·ly, adverbnon·cus·tom·ar·y, adjectiveun·cus·tom·ar·i·ly, adverb
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/ (ˈkʌstəmərɪ, -təmrɪ) /
in accordance with custom or habitual practice; usual; habitual
- founded upon long continued practices and usage rather than law
- (of land, esp a feudal estate) held by custom
noun plural -aries
- a statement in writing of customary laws and practices
- a body of such laws and customs
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1520s, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius, from consuetitudinem (see custom (n.)). Related: Customarily.
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