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tra·di·tion·al

 (trə-dĭsh′ə-nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition: a traditional wedding ceremony.

tra·di′tion·al·ly adv.

traditional

(trəˈdɪʃənəl)
adj
1. of, relating to, or being a tradition
2. (Jazz) 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
traditionality n
traˈditionally adv

tra•di•tion•al

(trəˈdɪʃ ə nl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to tradition.
2. handed down by tradition.
3. in accordance with tradition.
Sometimes, tra•di′tion•ar`y (-ˌnɛr i)
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin trāditiōnālis. See tradition, -al1]
tra•di`tion•al′i•ty, n.
tra•di′tion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.traditional - consisting of or derived from traditiontraditional - consisting of or derived from tradition; "traditional history"; "traditional morality"
nontraditional, untraditional - not conforming to or in accord with tradition; "nontraditional designs"; "nontraditional practices"
2.traditional - pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrinestraditional - pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines; "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished"
orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"

traditional

adjective
2. folk, old, historical traditional Indian music

traditional

adjective
Conforming to established practice or standards:
Slang: square.
Translations
تَقْليديتَقْلِيديّ
tradiční
traditionel
perinteinenvanhanaikainen
tradicionalan
hefîbundinn; arftekinn
伝統的な
전통적인
tradicionalen
traditionell
โบราณ แบบดั้งเดิม แบบเก่าแก่
truyền thống

traditional

[trəˈdɪʃənl] ADJtradicional
the clothes which are traditional to his countryla ropa tradicional de su país

traditional

[trəˈdɪʃənəl] adj
(= unchanged for a long time) [custom, method, belief] → traditionnel(le); [music, dance, costume] → traditionnel(le)
(= old-fashioned) [person, teacher, parent] → traditionaliste; [school, company, institution] → traditionnel(le)

traditional

adj
traditionell; story, custom alsoalt; virtues alsoüberkommen; it’s traditional for us to spend New Year’s Day at my mother’ses ist bei uns so üblich or Brauch, dass wir den Neujahrstag bei meiner Mutter verbringen; in the traditional wayauf traditionelle Weise; the traditional way of doing somethingdie traditionelle Weise, etw zu tun; this custom is traditional to Somersetdieser Brauch hat in Somerset Tradition
(= conventional) to be traditional in one’s outlookeine konservative Auffassung haben

traditional

[trəˈdɪʃnl] adjtradizionale

tradition

(trəˈdiʃən) noun
1. (the process of passing on from generation to generation) customs, beliefs, stories etc. These songs have been preserved by tradition.
2. a custom, belief, story etc that is passed on.
traˈditional adjective
traˈditionally adverb

traditional

تَقْلِيديّ tradiční traditionel traditionell παραδοσιακός tradicional perinteinen traditionnel tradicionalan tradizionale 伝統的な 전통적인 traditioneel tradisjonell tradycyjny tradicional традиционный traditionell โบราณ แบบดั้งเดิม แบบเก่าแก่ geleneksel truyền thống 传统的
References in classic literature ?
The traditional conception of cause and effect is one which modern science shows to be fundamentally erroneous, and requiring to be replaced by a quite different notion, that of LAWS OF CHANGE.
In the middle belt of the earth the Trade Winds reign supreme, undisputed, like monarchs of long-settled kingdoms, whose traditional power, checking all undue ambitions, is not so much an exercise of personal might as the working of long-established institutions.
The Dodsons were a very proud race, and their pride lay in the utter frustration of all desire to tax them with a breach of traditional duty or propriety.
Look now at the wondrous traditional story of how this island was settled by the red-men.
He may not indeed destroy the framework of the received legends--the fact, for instance, that Clytemnestra was slain by Orestes and Eriphyle by Alcmaeon but he ought to show invention of his own, and skilfully handle the traditional material.
He is haunted by the traditional voices of the old masters of his craft, and lastly, more than all, by the dead women and men of his race, the ancestors that count in the making of his composite soul and have their silent say in every action, thought, and impulse of his life.
Its long, damp passages, its narrow cells and ruined chapel, were to be within her daily reach, and she could not entirely subdue the hope of some traditional legends, some awful memorials of an injured and ill-fated nun.
Then turning again to the concerns of earth, and having satisfied himself that he was alone in his dungeon, he drew from his breast the three bulbs of the black tulip, and concealed them behind a block of stone, on which the traditional water-jug of the prison was standing, in the darkest corner of his cell.
He said as Mihalitch did and the people, who had expressed their feeling in the traditional invitations of the Varyagi: "Be princes and rule over us.
The Communist revolution is the most radical rupture with traditional property relations; no wonder that its development involves the most radical rupture with traditional ideas.
Hermon in the north--the table-lands of Bashan--Safed, the holy city, gleaming white upon a tall spur of the mountains of Lebanon--a steel-blue corner of the Sea of Galilee--saddle-peaked Hattin, traditional "Mount of Beatitudes" and mute witness brave fights of the Crusading host for Holy Cross--these fill up the picture.
The HOUYHNHNMS have no letters, and consequently their knowledge is all traditional.