Meaning of “conventional” in the English Dictionary

"conventional" in English

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uk /kənˈven.ʃən.əl/ us /kənˈven.ʃən.əl/

B2 traditional and ordinary:

conventional medicine/farming
a conventional wedding
disapproving I find his art dull and conventional.

used to refer to weapons that are not nuclear, or to methods of fighting a war that do not involve nuclear weapons:

conventional weapons/bombs

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noun [ U ] uk /kənˌven.ʃənˈæl.ə.ti/ us /kənˌven.ʃənˈæl.ə.t̬i/
adverb uk /kənˈven.ʃən.əl.i/ us /kənˈven.ʃən.əl.i/

(Definition of “conventional” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conventional" in American English

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us /kənˈven·ʃə·nəl/

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 us /kənˈven·ʃə·nəl·i/

He was conventionally dressed in suit and tie.

(Definition of “conventional” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"conventional" in Business English

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uk /kənˈvenʃənəl/ us

relating to accepted or traditional ways of doing something:

It is estimated that over one-third of sub-prime borrowers could have qualified for cheaper, conventional loans.
conventional wisdom

opinions or theories that have existed for a long time and that most people agree with:

The book challenges the conventional wisdom that companies are engaged in a "war" for talent.

(Definition of “conventional” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)