habitual(
huh
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bih
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chu
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uhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (usual)
a. habitual
The house in San Diego is not his habitual residence.La casa de San Diego no es su residencia habitual.
b. acostumbrado
She greeted us with her habitual cheerfulness.Nos saludó con su acostumbrada alegría.
2. (compulsive)
a. empedernido
Habitual drinkers do not show signs of intoxication in the same way as others.Los bebedores empedernidos no manifiestan indicios de embriaguez de la misma forma que los demás.
b. inveterado
Of the 437 convictions that year, 50% were habitual offenders.De las 437 condenas registradas ese año, el 50 % eran delincuentes inveterados.
3. (done out of habit)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It is habitual for my family to go to Christmas Eve church services.Para mi familia, es costumbre ir a la iglesia en vísperas de Navidad.
You need to keep going to the gym until it becomes habitual.Tienes que seguir yendo al gimnasio hasta que se vuelva una rutina.
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habitual
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (generosity, rudeness)
a. habitual, acostumbrado(a)
2. (liar, drunk)
a. habitual
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habitual [həˈbɪtjʊəl]
adjective
habitual; acostumbrado; [+drunkard, liar etc] inveterado; empedernido;
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habitual
habitual(
ah
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bee
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twahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (wonted)
a. usual
Tomó su habitual asiento en la primera fila.She took her usual seat in the front row.
b. customary
Las monjas guardaban silencio al comer, como era habitual.The nuns ate in silence, as was customary.
c. habitual
Nos recibió con su habitual cortesía.He greeted us with his habitual politeness.
2. (frequent)
a. regular (customer, reader)
Le dan un descuento por ser cliente habitual.They give him a discount as he's a regular customer.
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habitual
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (costumbre, respuesta)
a. habitual
2. (cliente, lector)
a. regular
es habitualit's not uncommon, it's normal
lo habitual es dejar propinait is usual o customary to leave a tip
lo habitual en un caso así es llamar a la policíain a case like this you would normally call the police
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habitual
adjective
(acostumbrado) habitual; customary; usual; [+cliente, lector] regular; [+criminal] hardened
mi restaurante habitual my usual restaurant; como lector habitual de su revista as a regular reader of your magazine
[de bar, tienda] regular
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