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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

How to pronounce traditional?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Patrick Jephson:

    It is traditional from inside the palace to regard the tabloids as the enemy, but it is very important for royal people to remember that the tabloids are quite willing to be helpful to them and indeed have been used by them to promote causes and even to refocus news stories to suit their wishes and agendas.

  2. Ryan Williams:

    We're still in the first 100 days, so it's early. I think he's starting to settle, it's such an unconventional presidency, and the first three-four weeks were such a shock to everybody, because he doesn't operate like a traditional politician.

  3. William Consovoy:

    Federal courts may not decline to resolve a controversy within their traditional competence and proper jurisdiction simply because, as is the situation here, the question is difficult, the consequences weighty, or the potential real for conflict with the policy preferences of the political branches.

  4. Arisha Hatch:

    Social media for many individuals has been a powerful platform for us to get our messages out when traditional media chooses not to cover us, this has not been a problem that major police departments face.

  5. Pete Vlastelica:

    Electronic Sports League's pretty incredible that both Overwatch League and Call of Duty League will be the only city-based leagues still fortunate enough to operate in this current environment, i miss traditional sports, like we all do. At the same time I'm proud our leagues can compete online.

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