I adjective accustomed, acknowledged, boiler plate, common, commonplace, consuetudinary, continued, conventional, current, daily, established, everyday, expected, favorite, fixed, formal, frequent, general, habitual, inveterate, long-standing, natural, normal, ordinary, orthodox, popular, prescriptive, prevailing, prevalent, pro forma, recognized, regular, repeated, right, routine, standard, stipulated, stock, systematic, time-honored, traditional, typical, understood, universal, usual, wonted associated concepts: customary despatch, customs and usages, customs court II index boiler plate, conventional, current, formal, frequent, general, habitual, household (familiar), inveterate, mundane, normal (regular), ordinary, orthodox, popular, prescriptive, prevailing (current), prevalent, pro forma, regular (conventional), repeated, rife, right (suitable), routine, traditional, typical, usual

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Ordinary; according to usual practices or custom; habitual.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


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