Also tra·di·tion·ar·y [truh-dish-uh-ner-ee] /trəˈdɪʃ əˌnɛr i/ (for defs 1–3).
Origin of traditional
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1, 2. conventional, customary, established.
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Examples from the Web for non-traditional
But the idea he is going to attract droves of non-traditional Republican supporters is nothing more than wishful thinking.Rand Paul's Bill Maher Problem
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Last year Russia passed a law forbidding “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations,” allegedly to protect kids.Ukraine’s Fighting Words
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But you have to remember, it also opens us up to non-traditional news advertisers, right?CNN’s Plans After the Missing Plane: ‘We Are Going There’
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Rather, the most slippery problem disclosed is how vague the entire world of non-traditional medicine has proven to be.Alkalinizing Someone to Improve His or Her Health Is Simple-Minded, Fatuous, and Dangerous
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A culture where non-traditional social and sexual behavior has become mainstream.Could George W. Bush Be The Last Republican President?
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- of, relating to, or being a tradition
- of or relating to the style of jazz originating in New Orleans, characterized by collective improvisation by a front line of trumpet, trombone, and clarinet accompanied by various rhythm instruments
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Word Origin and History for non-traditional
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