Simple Definition of customary
: usually done in a particular situation or at a particular place or time
: usual or typical of a particular person
Examples of customary
He forgot the customary “thank you.”
It is customary to hold the door open for someone who is entering a building behind you.
She dressed in her customary fashion.
He did the work with his customary efficiency.
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