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traditional

adjective uk   /trəˈdɪʃ.ən.əl/ /-ˈdɪʃ.nəl/ us  
B1 following or belonging to the customs or ways of behaving that have continued in a group of people or society for a long time without changing: The villagers retain a strong attachment to their traditional values/customs/beliefs. The school uses a combination of modern and traditional methods for teaching reading. The dancers were wearing traditional Hungarian dress/costume. She's very traditional (in her ideas and opinions).
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