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custom

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made or fitted to the needs or preferences of a specific customer
  • That business tycoon wears only custom suits.
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custom

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1 a usual manner of behaving or doing
  • It is my custom to have half a bagel and coffee for breakfast.
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2 an inherited or established way of thinking, feeling, or doing
  • The custom around here is that the bride's family pays for the wedding.
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3 transactions or economic support provided by customers
  • That restaurant certainly lost my custom after they were cited for health code violations.
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habit, practice, usage, custom, wont mean a way of acting fixed through repetition. habit implies a doing unconsciously and often compulsively.
    • had a habit of tapping his fingers
practice suggests an act or method followed with regularity and usually through choice.
    • our practice is to honor all major credit cards
usage suggests a customary action so generally followed that it has become a social norm.
    • western-style dress is now common usage in international business
custom applies to a practice or usage so steadily associated with an individual or group as to have almost the force of unwritten law.
    • the custom of wearing black at funerals
wont usually applies to a habitual manner, method, or practice of an individual or group.
    • as was her wont, she slept until noon


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