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English definition of “conventional”


adjective  /kənˈven·ʃə·nəl/ us  
following the usual practices of the past: We were raised in a conventional, middle-class family. It’s a conventional hot-water heater (= of the usual type). Conventional weapons are not nuclear.
adverb  /kənˈven·ʃə·nəl·i/ us  
He was conventionally dressed in suit and tie.
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