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ordinary

adj. regular, customary and continuing, and not unusual or extraordinary, as in ordinary expense, ordinary handling, ordinary risks, or ordinary skill.

ordinary

adjective accepted, accustomary, average, banal, boring, bourgeois, bromidic, colloquial, commonplace, communis, conventional, customary, daily, drab, established, expected, familiar, fixed, frequent, general, generally pracciced, habitual, hackneyed, homely, homespun, household, humdrum, insipid, known, mediocre, middling, normal, oft-repeated, pedestrian, philistine, platitudinous, plebeian, plentiful, popular, prevailing, prevalent, prosaic, prosaical, recognized, regular, regulation, repeated, representative, rife, simple, stale, standard, stereotyped, stock, taken for granted, traditional, trite, unassuming, undistinguished, unexceptional, unimaginative, unoriginal, unvaried, usual, vernacular, wearisome, well-trodden, well-worn, widespread, wonted, workaday
Associated concepts: necessary expenses, ordinary care and skill, ordinary course of business, ordinary course of trade, ordinary duty, ordinary expenses, ordinary income, ordinary loss, ordinary meaning, ordinary negligence, orrinary prudent person, ordinary reasonable man, ordinary risk, ordinary standard of care, ordinary use, ordinary wear and tear
Foreign phrases: Recurrendum est ad extraordinarium quando non valet ordinarium.Resort must be made to the extraordinary when the ordinary does not succeed.
See also: accustomed, average, common, conventional, customary, daily, familiar, general, habitual, household, imperfect, informal, jejune, mediocre, mundane, nondescript, normal, orthodox, passable, pedestrian, poor, prevalent, prosaic, regular, standard, trite, typical, usual

ORDINARY, civil and eccl. law. An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right and not by deputation.
     2. In England the ordinary is an officer who has immediate jurisdiction in ecclesiastical causes. Co. Litt. 344.
     3. In the United States, the ordinary possesses, in those states where such officer exists, powers vested in him by the constitution and acts of the legislature, In South Carolina, the ordinary is a judicial officer. 1 Rep. Const. Ct. 26; 2 Rep. Const. Ct. 384.

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