- 1 (de un individuo) habit tenía (la) costumbre de madrugar he was in the habit of getting up early, he used to get up early agarró la costumbre de estudiar por la noche she got into the habit of studying at night tiene por costumbre llamarme a esta hora he usually calls me at this time llegas tarde para no perder la costumbre you're late, as always o usual se van perdiendo las buenas costumbres good manners are becoming a thing of the past de costumbre usual se encontraron en el sitio/a la hora de costumbre they met at the usual place/time lo hizo mal, como de costumbre she did it wrong, as usual
- 2 (de un país, pueblo) custom según los usos y costumbres de nuestra región according to the customs and traditions of our region no es costumbre en nuestro país festejar la Navidad it is not customary o it is not the custom to celebrate Christmas in our country
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.