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con·ven·tion·al

 (kən-vĕn′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Based on or in accordance with general agreement, use, or practice; customary: conventional symbols; a conventional form of address.
2. Conforming to established practice or accepted standards; traditional: a conventional church wedding.
3.
a. Devoted to or bound by conventions to the point of artificiality; ceremonious.
b. Unimaginative; conformist: longed to escape from their conventional, bourgeois lives.
4. Represented, as in a work of art, in simplified or abstract form.
5. Law Based on consent or agreement; contractual.
6. Of, relating to, or resembling an assembly.
7. Using means other than nuclear weapons or energy: conventional warfare; conventional power plants.

con·ven′tion·al·ism n.
con·ven′tion·al·ist n.
con·ven′tion·al·ly adv.
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conventional

(kənˈvɛnʃənəl)
adj
1. following the accepted customs and proprieties, esp in a way that lacks originality: conventional habits.
2. established by accepted usage or general agreement
3. of or relating to a convention or assembly
4. (Law) law based upon the agreement or consent of parties
5. (Art Terms) arts represented in a simplified or generalized way; conventionalized
6. (Military) (of weapons, warfare, etc) not nuclear
n
(Bridge) bridge another word for convention7
conˈventionally adv
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con•ven•tion•al

(kənˈvɛn ʃə nl)

adj.
1. conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct or taste.
2. pertaining to or established by general consent or accepted usage: conventional symbols.
3. ordinary rather than different or original.
4. not using nuclear weapons or energy: conventional weapons; conventional warfare.
5. in accordance with an accepted manner, model, or tradition in art.
6. of or pertaining to a compact or convention.
7. of or pertaining to a convention or assembly.
[1575–85; < Late Latin]
con•ven′tion•al•ism, n.
con•ven′tion•al•ist, n.
con•ven′tion•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conventional - following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
formal - being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
unoriginal - not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham
unconventional - not conforming to accepted rules or standards; "her unconventional dress and hair style"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"
2.conventional - conforming with accepted standards; "a conventional view of the world"
orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"
3.conventional - (weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy; "conventional warfare"; "conventional weapons"
nuclear, atomic - (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy; "nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"
4.conventional - unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"
5.conventional - represented in simplified or symbolic form
beaux arts, fine arts - the study and creation of visual works of art
nonrepresentational - of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature
6.conventional - in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past; "a conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white"; "the conventional handshake"
traditional - consisting of or derived from tradition; "traditional history"; "traditional morality"
7.conventional - rigidly formal or bound by convention; "their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt"
formal - being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
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conventional

adjective
1. proper, conservative, correct, formal, respectable, bourgeois, genteel, staid, conformist, decorous, Pooterish a respectable married woman with conventional opinions
2. ordinary, standard, normal, regular, usual, vanilla (slang), habitual, bog-standard (Brit. & Irish slang), common the cost of fuel and electricity used by a conventional system
3. traditional, accepted, prevailing, orthodox, customary, prevalent, hidebound, wonted The conventional wisdom on these matters is being challenged.
4. unoriginal, routine, stereotyped, pedestrian, commonplace, banal, prosaic, run-of-the-mill, hackneyed, vanilla (slang) This is a rather conventional work by a mediocre author.
unoriginal abnormal, uncommon, unconventional, off-the-wall (slang), unorthodox, left-field (informal)
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conventional

adjective
1. Generally approved or agreed upon:
2. Conforming to established practice or standards:
Slang: square.
3. Fond of or given to ceremony:
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Translations
تَقْليديتَقْلِيديّ
konvenční
konventioneltraditionel
sovinnainen
konvencionalan
viîtekinn, venjulegur
慣例にのっとった
재래식인
konvenčný
konventionell
เกี่ยวกับประเพณีนิยม
theo tập quán thông thường

conventional

[kənˈvenʃənl] ADJ [behaviour, tastes, weapons, method] → convencional; [person] → tradicional, convencional; [belief, values] → tradicional; [style, clothes] → clásico, tradicional
conventional medicinela medicina tradicional or convencional
she was not beautiful in the conventional sense of the wordno era una belleza en el sentido generalmente aceptado de la palabra
conventional wisdom (frm) → la opinión convencional
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conventional

[kənˈvɛnʃənəl] adj [behaviour, opinion] → conventionnel(le); [method, product] → conventionnel(le) conventional weapons
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conventional

adj dress, attitudes, warfare, weaponskonventionell; person, behaviour alsokonventionsgebunden; philosophy, beliefs, theory, manner, techniqueherkömmlich; theatre, music, styletraditionell; symbol, mealtimesnormalerweise üblich; it is conventional to do somethinges ist normalerweise üblich, etw zu tun; conventional medicinekonventionelle Medizin; in the conventional senseim herkömmlichen Sinn
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conventional

[kənˈvɛnʃənl] adj (person, style, weapons) → convenzionale; (methods) → tradizionale
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convention

(kənˈvenʃən) noun
1. a way of behaving that has become usual; (an) established custom. Shaking hands when meeting people is a normal convention in many countries; He does not care about convention.
2. in the United States a meeting of delegates from a political party for nominating a presidential candidate.
3. an assembly of people of a particular profession etc.
conˈventional adjective
(negative unconventional) according to the accepted standards etc; not outrageous or eccentric. conventional dress; the more conventional forms of art.
conˌventioˈnality (-ˈnӕ-) noun
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conventional

تَقْلِيديّ konvenční konventionel traditionell συμβατικός convencional sovinnainen conventionnel konvencionalan convenzionale 慣例にのっとった 재래식인 conventioneel konvensjonell konwencjonalny convencional обычный konventionell เกี่ยวกับประเพณีนิยม geleneksel theo tập quán thông thường 常规的
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conventional

adj convencional
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References in classic literature ?
He resembles the old Conventionalist of '93, who said to Napoleon, in 1814, `You bend because your empire is a young stem, weakened by rapid growth.
Famous published Sufi scholar Professor Saeed argued that Hussain's work challenged the customs of conventionalists. 'Hussain was ahead of his times in terms of the thinking process.
Famous published Sufi scholar Prof Saeed argued that Hussain's work challenged the customs of conventionalists. "Hussain was ahead of his times in terms of thinking process.
Famous published Sufi scholar Prof Saeed argued that Hussain's work challenged the customs of conventionalists. 'Hussain was ahead of his times in terms of thinking process.
Indeed, although both Rorty and Nagarjuna have been portrayed as nihilists, skeptics, conventionalists, relativists, and antirealists, they are none of those things in my view; instead, they are pragmatists who aim to move beyond a stale impasse between realism and antirealism, they are none of those things in my view; instead, they are pragmatists who aim to move beyond a stale impasse between realism and antirealism as well as beyond the extremes of absolutism and relativism.
Cannabidiol, or CBD--a term once exclusive to "stoners," hippies and free spirits of the counterculture--has rapidly evolved into a household word shared by conventionalists and bohemians alike.
According to conventionalists the complications created by multiple causes require multiple solutions if we're to have any hope of defeating obesity.
"Even this year, our growth rate is going to be somewhat higher than what conventionalists are projecting," he said while addressing the Annual General Meeting of Indian Banks' Association via teleconferencing.
In this backdrop, the UNSC reform debate seems to draw a divide line between those reformists (who advocate its expansion) and those conventionalists or pragmatists (who support its status quo).Pakistan pragmatically opposes expansion in UNSC P-5 composition.
The conventionalists also see one sink, but it is all blue, filled with the particular customs of our culture and the specific objects of our affections.
The conventionalists and the non-conventionalists have their own arguments to prove their point.
The author asserts in the Book that markets are unable to allocate resources automatically until self-interest, as proposed by the conventionalists, is brought into the interplay of market forces.