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 nontraditional
Nontraditional flavors onion, garlic, and cigar did not test well.
Nontraditional flavors ammonium nitrate, C-4, and gelignite did not test well.
Procter & Gamble introducing Crest toothpaste line with nontraditional flavors—chocolate, vanilla, lime.
They will instead be “targeting traditional and nontraditional media,” though, again, he avoids specifics.Shots Fired Early in Hillary Clinton Super PAC War
August 2, 2013
One of the biggest reasons women are criticized is for the nontraditional decision they make to leave their children.Women in Combat: The Lengths to Which They Must Go to Maintain Femininity
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- not traditional; unconventionalnontraditional lifestyles
- 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 nontraditional
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