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custom

A generally accepted practice or behavior by a particular group of people or a social group.

custom

done to the order of the customer on materials owned by the customer, e.g. custom feedlot.
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It would have been mere madness for any two or three of the number, unassisted by the rest, to attempt making a stand against his ill usage.
the usage may, for aught I know, do more to reform him than all the sermons that ever he will hear in his life.
Such defects as are perceptible in the national manners, seem, to me, to be referable, in a great degree, to this cause: which has generated a dull, sullen persistence in coarse usages, and rejected the graces of life as undeserving of attention.
Pricing has an immediate role to play in maintaining and growing mobile voice usage and ARPU, and kick-starting much-needed new revenue from mobile data services.
A smaller increase would apply to the months of December through March, when gas usage is high, and a larger increase would be charged during the remainder of the year when gas usage is lower.
NetFlow Analyzer is a web-based bandwidth monitoring tool that collects Cisco NetFlow and Cisco NBAR data exported from routing devices, to analyze network traffic and report on bandwidth usage across the network.
Instead, the amount of personal and rental usage dictates how the property is treated for tax purposes.
This article explains the impact of digital cameras in today's classrooms, indicates effective usage of digital cameras, and relates how multidimensional learning can be provided for students by using digital cameras.
In the day-ahead market, at the end of every day, Con Edison will post electricity prices for each hour of the next day, giving building owners the chance to plan their energy usage for the next day.
The usage note in American Heritage Dictionary says "Enormity is frequently used to refer simply to the property of being great in size or extent, but many would prefer that enormousness (or a synonym such as immensity) be used for this general sense and that enormity be limited to situations that demand a negative moral judgment, as in Not until the war ended and journalists were able to enter Cambodia did the world really become aware of the enormity of Pol Pot's oppression.
WilsonWeb has passed an audit of its usage statistics reports by Project COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources).