Frequent repetition of the same act; way of acting common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing or living.
Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
Usage or body of habits whereby obligations and rights are created and come to have the legal force of law through repetition and through being handed down from one generation to another.
A traditional Aboriginal practice.
a practice followed by a group of people
(noun) A. a usage or practice common to many or to a particular place or class or habitual with an individual B. long-established practice considered as unwritten law
accepted or habitual practice
a specific practice of long standing
habitual patronage; "I have given this tailor my custom for many years"
a common practice among a group of people, especially depending on country, culture, time, and religion
an unwritten law introduced by the continuous acts of the faithful with the consent of the legitimate legislator
a "persistent and widespread" practice which "constitutes the standard operating procedure of the local governmental entity
a social convention stemming from tradition and enforced as an unwritten law
a traditional practice --a mode of individual behavior or a habit of social life--that is transmitted by word of mouth or imitation, then ingrained by social pressure, common usage, and parental or other authority
a usage by virtue of which a class of persons belonging to a defined section in a locality are entitled to exercise specific rights against certain other persons in the same locality
established practice; habit; tradition
a common practice of a folk group.
a long established tradition or usage that becomes customary law if it is (a) consistently and regularly observed and (b) recognized by those states observing it as a practice that they must obligingly follow.
An act or ceremony that stems from tradition and is enforced as an written law.
a usage or practice that is common to a group of people or to a particular place
In law, custom, or customary law consists of established patterns of behaviour that can be objectively verified within a particular social setting.