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Definition of Conventional


  1. Formed by agreement or compact; stipulated.
  2. Growing out of, or depending on, custom or tacit agreement; sanctioned by general concurrence or usage; formal.
  3. Based upon tradition, whether religious and historical or of artistic rules.
  4. Abstracted; removed from close representation of nature by the deliberate selection of what is to be represented and what is to be rejected; as, a conventional flower; a conventional shell. Cf. Conventionalize, v. t.
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Conventional Translations

conventional in Swedish is vedertagen, konventionell