English to Afrikaans Meaning :: customary

Customary :
- gebruiklikongewoon

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Adjective(1) in accordance with convention or custom(2) commonly used or practiced; usual

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(1) The Court of Appeal addressed those common law customary rights, not treaty rights.(2) In this type of experiment, it is customary to pay the participants for their inconvenience and for agreeing to be good subjects.(3) For Davies the English common law, the customary , collective reason of the English people, was the agent of both Anglicization and civilization.(4) It's not customary for people in the publishing industry to ask what readers (as opposed to booksellers or authors or the press) want.(5) In Europe many people drink a cup of this herbal tea as their customary nightcap to relax them before going to bed.(6) It is customary for them to buy their own flowers but, on an occasion when no one person has responsibility, Sophie or one of the team decorate the church using money from the Flower Fund.(7) Sometimes, co-op members based their arguments on customary law.(8) For that reason, it is customary for governors and senators to run for president only after they have won re-election.(9) Most British workers eagerly look forward to their customary summer holidays to get away from everyday working drudgery.(10) As Zambia has a dual legal system, the obligation to maintain comes from both customary and statute laws.(11) Things that would otherwise be impossible to say are precisely suggested by just the degree of deviation from the expected or the customary .(12) She was drinking her customary cup of coffee, and looked up at me when I entered.(13) Also, it is customary for the president or vice-president to give a speech honoring the contributions of the dead and lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.(14) In many places in Britain, it was customary to light huge bonfires in the fields to ward off baneful influences, often accompanied by much partying.(15) As a boy going to primary school it was customary for all boys to go to the back of the school and collect any available missiles, be they pieces of wood or big stones and pelt the ripe mangoes on the neighbour's tree.(16) Rather they seek a ruling on a pure point of law in the field of customary international law which is itself part of English common law.
Related Words
(1) customary law ::
1. usual ::
2. accustomed ::
1. unconventional ::
2. unusual ::
Different Forms
customary, uncustomary
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It is customary to kneel
when surrendering to a king.

It is CUSTOMARY to kneel when surrendering to a king.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10

I know it\'s customary
for the birthday boy to receive presents,

I know it's CUSTOMARY for the birthday boy to receive presents,

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 17

...in order to indulge in your customary
preemptive pre-show urination.

...in order to indulge in your CUSTOMARY preemptive pre-show urination.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 5

It was customary for me
to extend him an invitation.

It was CUSTOMARY for me to extend him an invitation.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 5

It\'s customary, when
using the restroom

It's CUSTOMARY, when using the restroom

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13

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