normally

normally
a) Under normal conditions or circumstances; usually; most of the time

Normally, I eat breakfast at 6am, but today, I got up late and didnt eat until 9.

b) In the expected or customary manner.

Lisa ate normally, until she realised that she was late for choir, when she sped up.

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