Meaning of “conventional” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /kənˈvenʃənəl/

B2 Conventional people are traditional and not willing to try new ideas.


B2 Conventional objects or ways of doing things are the usual ones that have been used for a long time:

conventional farming/medicine
conventional arms/forces/warfare, etc

not involving the use of nuclear weapons

conventional wisdom

what most people believe

→ Opposite unconventional

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