customarily

adverb
cus·​tom·​ar·​i·​ly | \ ˌkə-stə-ˈmer-ə-lē How to pronounce customarily (audio) , -ˈme-rə- \

Definition of customarily

: by or according to custom or established practice clothing customarily worn for formal celebrations : in accordance with what is customary or usual the order in which the different courses are customarily served In addition to administering the oath of office to the president on Inauguration Day, the chief justice customarily administers two oaths to each of his new colleagues.— John Paul Stevens

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1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Customarily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/customarily. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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