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 traditional
Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.My Week on Jewish Tinder
January 5, 2015
“Butter has always been a healthy part of the diet in almost every culture; butter is a traditional food,” Asprey says.
“I happened upon yak butter tea, a traditional high-energy food eaten by Tibetans,” Asprey says.
Asprey was inspired to swap out butter for traditional coffee creamers while on a trip to Nepal.
In their effort to diversify their revenue, they have capitalized on traditional practices to new advantage.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism
Louise I. Shelley
December 26, 2014
It seemed to me to have a sanctity just because it was traditional.The Conquest of Fear
They can be acquired only by living in an organized community in which they are traditional.A Treatise on Parents and Children
George Bernard Shaw
This practical morality will serve us better than any traditional code.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
Paine had no sense for the mystery and poetry of traditional religion.
Godwin starts by rejecting the traditional conception of punishment.
- 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 traditional
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