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traditionalist

noun [C] uk   /trəˈdɪʃ.ən.əl.ɪst/ /-nəl-/ us  
someone who believes in and follows traditional ideas: Religious traditionalists objected to theories of evolution being taught in schools.
traditionalist
adjective uk   us  
She holds traditionalist Muslim views. This production of 'Swan Lake' is in traditionalist style.
(Definition of traditionalist from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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