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routine

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity
  • part of my morning routine is drinking a cup of coffee while reading the newspaper

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2 something done over and over in order to develop skill
  • a weapons training routine

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3 a performance regularly presented by an individual or group
  • did a tired routine that's been around since the days of vaudeville

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routine

adjective

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2 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules
  • the routine procedure for filing a complaint with the board

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3 often observed or encountered
  • the movie is a routine thriller that has little to recommend it

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The first known use of routine was in 1661

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“Routine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/routine. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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