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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A regular way of doing something, fixed by habit. Also: A series of steps for a dance.

Usage examples (39)
  • Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after...
  • She had a catchy little routine
  • The word routine can be a bad word in many offices.
  • Poe confirms that Pryor had what she calls routine surgery. for more
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