routinely

adverb

rou·​tine·​ly rü-ˈtēn-lē How to pronounce routinely (audio)
ˈrü-ˌtēn-
: as a matter of regular occurrence
Airlines routinely sell tickets to more people than the plane can seat, counting on several people not to arrive. Andrew Victor
… he routinely slept with one arm dangling off the side of his bed and his feet kicked free of the sheets. Holly Black

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of routinely was in 1858

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“Routinely.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/routinely. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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