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traditionaladjective

uk   /trəˈdɪʃ.ən.əl/ us   /trəˈdɪʃ.ən.əl/
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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traditionaladjective

us   /trəˈdɪʃ·ən·əl/
following or belonging to the ways of behaving or beliefs that have been established for a long time: the traditional two-parent family traditional Southern cooking the traditional politeness of Japanese culture
traditionally
adverb us   /trəˈdɪʃ·ən·əl·i/
The Democratic Party won a seat in the Senate that has traditionally been held by a Republican.
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Translations of “traditional”
in Arabic تَقْليدي…
in Korean 전통적인…
in Portuguese tradicional…
in Catalan tradicional…
in Japanese 伝統的な, 従来の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传统的…
in Turkish geleneksel, göreneksel, ananevî…
in Russian традиционный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳統的…
in Italian tradizionale…
in Polish tradycyjny…
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