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traditional

  

      adj  
1    of, relating to, or being a tradition  
2    of or relating to the style of jazz originating in New Orleans, characterized by collective improvisation by a front line of trumpet, trombone, and clarinet accompanied by various rhythm instruments  
  traditionality      n  
  traditionally      adv  


traditional option  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   an option that once purchased cannot be resold  
   Compare       traded option  
traditional policy  
      n   a life assurance policy in which the policyholder's premiums are paid into a general fund and his investment benefits are calculated according to actuarial formulae  
   Compare       unit-linked policy  
traditional weapon  
      n     (S. African)   a weapon having ceremonial tribal significance, such as an assegai or knobkerrie  
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traditional

  
  
accustomed, ancestral, conventional, customary, established, fixed, folk, historic, long-established, old, oral, time-honoured, transmitted, unwritten, usual  
  
Antonyms     
   avant-garde, contemporary, ground-breaking, innovative, modern, new, novel, off-the-wall     (slang)   original, revolutionary, unconventional, unusual  

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n.
1 to chant (passages of the Hebrew Scriptures) according to the traditional Jewish melody 2 to intone or chant
n.
business linked to the Internet but also to traditional economy
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