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custom

cus·tom

custom

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh stm
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a way of acting that is usual or accepted for a person or a social group.
Shaking hands when you meet someone is a common custom in the United States.
synonyms:
convention, practice
similar words:
habit, rule, tradition
definition 2: (plural but used with a singular verb) a tax collected on products brought into a country from another country.
synonyms:
duty, tariff
similar words:
fee, levy, tax, toll
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: made exactly as ordered by a particular person.
My rich uncle drives a custom car.
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  behavior, country, culture, tax, tradition