nontraditional


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nontraditional

(ˌnɒntrəˈdɪʃənəl)
adj
not traditional; unconventional: nontraditional lifestyles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nontraditional - not conforming to or in accord with tradition; "nontraditional designs"; "nontraditional practices"
traditional - consisting of or derived from tradition; "traditional history"; "traditional morality"
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As of 2011, over one-third of the undergraduate students in American colleges and universities were classified as nontraditional students based on their age demographic (National Center for Educational Statistics [NCES], 2011), and the rate at which nontraditional students are entering colleges and universities is increasing (Stone, O'Shea, May, Delahunty, & Partington, 2016).
The government is directing its investment-promotion campaign to the country's 'nontraditional partners' this year, as part of efforts to broaden President Duterte's self-styled independent foreign policy.
How have you succeeded in making those courses appeal to those nontraditional students?
She cites that, in the broadest level, nontraditional conceptions of security could refer to a shift away from the state-centric, military focus of traditional paradigms.
Recently, however, there has been growth in accredited, nontraditional doctoral programs that offer more flexibility to meet the needs of experienced practitioners (see the table, "Traditional vs.
Despite rumors to the contrary, the rise of nontraditional legal service providers has not meant the demise of lawyers--for now.
The survey sought participants' attitudes toward traditional and nontraditional financial services providers.
Synopsis: Nontraditional graduates -- individuals graduating college at age 25 or older -- are less likely to be emotionally attached to their college or university than traditional graduates, who complete college between the ages of 18 and 24.
It is becoming more common for small businesses to explore other routes for expansion, such as tapping into nontraditional locations.
The discussion will focus on using desalinated seawater in the supply of water to urban areas and the nontraditional use to supply aquifer, the economic analysis for the re-sue of treated sanitary water, the modern technologies in non-traditional water uses and the water collection methods.