way of life


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way of life

1. The customs and activities that compose the lifestyle of a person or group. Fishing and seafaring are a large part of the way of life of these coastal communities. Terrorism is a threat to our freedom and our very way of life.
2. Something that is accepted as the status quo. It's a shame that violence and drug use become a way of life for some troubled teens.
See also: life, of, way