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English definition of “unconventional”

unconventional

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.kənˈven.ʃən.əl/ us  
C1 different from what is usual or from the way most people do things: an unconventional childhood/lifestyle/marriageCustom, tradition and conformityStrange, suspicious and unnatural
unconventionally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Custom, tradition and conformityStrange, suspicious and unnatural
(Definition of unconventional from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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