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Definition of Traditional


  1. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
  2. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.

Traditional Quotations

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
Ellen DeGeneres

Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests - not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.
Will Smith

It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.
David Bowie

In traditional societies, we have a long legacy of men controlling the body and mind of women. Such societies have valorised motherhood and fabricated concepts like chastity. Women have been the victims of these notions for thousands of years.
Taslima Nasrin

Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
Vince Cable
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Traditional Translations

traditional in Afrikaans is tradisioneel
traditional in Dutch is traditioneel
traditional in French is traditionnel
traditional in Portuguese is tradicional
traditional in Spanish is convencional, tradicional
traditional in Swedish is traditionell
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