normal, or typical of what happens or of what people do in most situations
She gave us her usual polite smile.
Dan was wearing his usual T-shirt and jeans.
more/better/worse etc than usual: The journey to work took longer than usual.
usual practice (=the things people usually do): It’s usual practice to exchange business cards at the beginning of the meeting.
it is usual (for someone) to do something: It’s usual to ask permission before borrowing any equipment.
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