Part of speech:
(Probability theory, statistics) (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape.
Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed:
Customary; usual; regular; normal
The definition of unusual is something rare or out of the ordinary.
In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
In accord with established procedure:
Highest or superior in rank:
Familiar through use; usual; customary.
Using means other than nuclear weapons or energy:
Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Of most recent date
Appropriate for ordinary days or routine occasions:
Often encountered or seen:
(Grammar) Designating an action or state that lasts for or is repeated over an extended duration, expressed in English by such means as the simple present tense ( She works downtown ) and the phrase used to ( A factory used to be located at that intersection ).
The definition of prevailing is something with the most widespread influence or acceptance at the present time.
Generally practiced, occurring, or accepted
Customary, usual, or normal:
Used as, or meeting the requirements of, a standard, rule, model, etc.
Of, handed down by, or conforming to tradition; conventional
Worn out by constant use; no longer having freshness, originality, or novelty; stale
The condition of being prevalent.
A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
The definition of atypical is someone or something unusual or abnormal.
(Botany) Having differing floral parts, as of a zygomorphic or asymmetric flower.
A standard, model, or pattern for a group
The definition of a rule is an official regulation, code of regulations or set practice.
Settled in a habit, practice, prejudice, etc.; habitual
- Accustomed is equivalent to customary but suggests less strongly a settled custom he sat in his accustomed place
- Wonted is a somewhat literary equivalent for customary or habitual according to their wonted manner
- Habitual implies a fixed practice as the result of habit her habitual tardiness
- Customary refers to that which accords with the usual practices of some individual or with the prevailing customs of some group his customary mid-morning coffee, it is customary to tip a waiter
- Usual applies to that which past experience has shown to be the normal, common, hence expected thing the usual results, price, answer, etc.
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