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customs

kuh stuhmz

  • n  money collected under a tariff
  • n  accepted or habitual practice
  • n  a specific practice of long standing
  • n  money collected under a tariff
  • n  habitual patronage

  • As rector of his city's historic San Fernando Cathedral for 12 years, Elizondo became a leader in bringing Mexican religious customs and traditions into the Catholic service.
  • The seed of a South American customs union was planted last week.
  • A leader bringing Mexican religious customs and traditions into the Catholic service.
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  • Roza Otunbayeva in Sky News
    She told the Russian daily Kommersant: "There were very many deaths in the countryside, and our customs dictate that we bury our dead right away, before sunset."
  • Michael Hayden in Reuters
    When the soul of a nation finally speaks, the institutions that arise may reflect customs and traditions very different from our own. America will not impose our own style of government on the unwilling. Our goal instead is to help others find... President Bush http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Bush&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFh0u2JMmcpgHHAEOKNoPb27FyIcg RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/01/1b401c44-11ea-4f2c-a7a0-81c0154a03ac.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGWUHqezeXGELmCraNDXSR0r_Y-cw Jan 20, 2005 24427 32682 customs They are bringing operatives into that region for training -- operatives that wouldn't attract your attention if they were going through the customs line at Dulles (airport outside Washington) with you when you were coming back from overseas,"...

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