wont
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Usage note
This noun is usually used after a possessive adjective.
wont(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(general)
a. la costumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My father sat in his chair, puffing at a pipe, as was his wont.Mi padre estaba sentado en un sillón, dando pitadas a la pipa, como era su costumbre.
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wont
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la costumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
as is his wontcomo acostumbra
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a.
to be wont to do somethingser dado(a) a hacer algo
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wont [wəʊnt]
adjective
to be wont to do sth soler hacer algo; acostumbrar a hacer algo; as he was wont (to) como solía (hacer) or acostumbraba a hacer
noun
costumbre (f)
as was my wont como era mi costumbre; como solía hacer or acostumbraba a hacer
I went to the park for a walk after lunch, as was my wont
it is his wont to read after dinner tiene por costumbre leer después de cenar; suele leer or acostumbra a leer después de cenar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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