- in accordance with an accepted manner, model, or tradition.
- (of figurative art) represented in a generalized or simplified manner.
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Things can always be diversified even more, whether it’s women, people of color, whatever, wanting to make sure those narratives are told and that we’re not doing the same conventional stories.
When Michael O’Leary and Warren Valdmanis first met at Bain Capital’s offices in Asia, both were more or less conventional members of the finance profession.Capitalism must be saved by capitalists, argue these pioneering ESG investors|kdunn6|November 15, 2020|Fortune
This notion became conventional wisdom for many years, but by the 1980s, researchers had begun challenging the idea.
The conventional wisdom trends to treat whatever happened in the most recent election as a new Iron Law of Politics.The Polls Weren’t Great. But That’s Pretty Normal.|Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org)|November 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The conventional wisdom is that 2020 has nearly destroyed travel.How the lessons of 2020 may make travel better in the long run|Christopher Elliott|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The women Peterson photographed were offbeat, eccentric, irreverent, and not conventionally pretty.Gosta Peterson's Bohemian Rhapsody: Unpacking a Photographer's '60s Secrets|Lizzie Crocker|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sitting at the desk was a man in his mid- to late 40s, balding, conventionally dressed in slacks and an Oxford shirt, no tie.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And because Dunham is not a size zero or ‘conventionally’ beautiful, Girls has been hailed as brave and feminist.
Nor did these political controversies rage only among those conventionally identified as leading “founding fathers.”Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders|R.B. Bernstein|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Montgomery is part of a small but growing group of conventionally trained physicians disillusioned with traditional medical care.Doctors Should Start Advocating Dietary Options to Treat Heart Disease|Daniela Drake|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is a striking and consistent portraithow unlike the usual conventionally noble hero of romantic drama!The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
In the group of coins here illustrated it will be noticed that the Mater Deorum is conventionally throned upon a rock.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Then with the development of business there soon came to be a conventionally correct hand for commerce.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
Seven is a sacred number, and the days in the year may be conventionally represented as 360.The Astronomy of the Bible|E. Walter Maunder
These allocations are subject, however, to the following reserve, which will prevent them being taken too conventionally.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot|L. W. de Laurence