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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traditional(adj)

    consisting of or derived from tradition

    "traditional history"; "traditional morality"

  2. traditional(adj)

    pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines

    "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished"

Wiktionary

  1. traditional(Adjective)

    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. traditional(Adjective)

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

  3. traditional(Adjective)

    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. Traditional(adj)

    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. Traditional(adj)

    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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How to say traditional in sign language?

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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. Margot Robbie:

    It's more about the traditional story in reverse, so we go back to the Congo rather than beginning there.

  2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    We are currently testing the 3D-printed prosthesis and whether its quality reaches that of the traditional handmade prosthesis, it feels different.

  3. David Olson:

    These actions of China will have a real impact, these are steps that were critical, that needed to be taken if real conservation was going to happen for these animals, most of the demand for pangolin is coming from traditional Chinese medicine and consumption. That's what is driving this large scale illegal trade.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    It's not traditional to the Republican and conservative movement, if we're going to truly be pro-family, then we have to provide people options for that.

  5. Stephanie Grisham:

    She wanted to get back to the tradition, so we're bringing back some traditional elements, like military bands, and focusing on the family itself.

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