habit

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habit /ˈhæbət/ noun
plural habits
habit
/ˈhæbət/
noun
plural habits
Learner's definition of HABIT
: a usual way of behaving : something that a person does often in a regular and repeated way
[count]
often followed by of + -ing verb
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◊ If you are in the habit of doing something, you do it often or usually.
◊ If you say that you are not in the habit of doing something, you mean that you do not do it or that you do not usually do it.
◊ To get in/into the habit of doing something means to do something in a regular or repeated way so that it becomes a habit.
◊ To fall/slip into the habit of doing something is to begin to do something in a regular way without realizing that you are doing it.
◊ If you make a habit of doing something or make it a habit to do something, you do it often.
[count] : a strong need to use a drug, to smoke cigarettes, etc.
[count] : a piece of clothing worn by members of a religious group
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