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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traditionaladjective

    consisting of or derived from tradition

    "traditional history"; "traditional morality"

  2. traditionaladjective

    pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines

    "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished"

Wiktionary

  1. traditionaladjective

    Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.

  2. traditionaladjective

    Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.

  3. traditionaladjective

    In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Traditionaladjective

    of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures

  2. Traditionaladjective

    observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'traditional' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #976

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'traditional' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2612

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'traditional' in Adjectives Frequency: #121

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditional in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of traditional in a Sentence

  1. Tom K. Ryan:

    However, never daunted, I will cope with adversity in my traditional manner ... sulking and nausea.

  2. Matt Strawn:

    Cruz's comments on (phone call) metadata help him with a significant share of Iowa's libertarian-oriented vote, while Rubio's responses are exactly what traditional national security conservatives in Iowa want to hear, little happened to alter the dynamic of the race as we approach Christmas.

  3. Alexandra Kokoli:

    What angers people most, whether they acknowledge it or not, is that notion of deskilling, that people are making money out of nothing, there is this big anxiety against a certain type of conceptualism that seems totally based on an artistic idea, and whose execution as an art work does not require any of the traditional artistic skills and techniques.

  4. Sam Rosen:

    This goes beyond disrupting the traditional market. Uber, the ride-sharing service, released their numbers on their San Francisco revenues, and it was five times what existing taxi revenues were two to three years ago, i suspect storage is in for the same market expansion. Right now, only one in 10 people use self-storage units, but MakeSpace can change this behavior.

  5. Kennedy Ondito:

    Referrals by TBAs (traditional birth attendants) have increased the number of women coming in for clinics.

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