Associations to the word «Traditional»


TRADITIONAL, adjective. 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.
TRADITIONAL, adjective. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
TRADITIONAL, adjective. In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
TRADITIONAL ART, noun. Art that is a part of the culture of a group of people, skills and knowledge of which are passed down through generations from master craftsmen to apprentices.
TRADITIONAL ART, noun. On an online art archive, any art created through the use of real media.
TRADITIONAL ARTS, noun. Plural of traditional art
TRADITIONAL CHINESE, proper noun. Chinese written using traditional Chinese characters, used in the Republic of China (Taiwan), Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Korea and also in mainland China and Japan prior to script simplification and today for certain purposes, Fantizi
TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE, noun. The medical theory and practices of Chinese culture, especially herbal medicine, acupuncture and osteopathy, for preventing or treating illness, or promoting health and well-being; abbreviated as TCM
TRADITIONAL CLIMBING, noun. A style of rock climbing in which a climber or group of climbers place all gear required to protect against falls, and removes it when a passage is complete.
TRADITIONAL COUNTIES, noun. Plural of traditional county
TRADITIONAL COUNTY, noun. A county without direct administrative functions. e.g. Yorkshire, Perthshire, Dublin or Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
TRADITIONAL COUNTY, noun. (UK) any of the historic divisions of Great Britain no longer used for administrative purposes in favour of ceremonial counties and administrative counties
TRADITIONAL COUNTY, noun. (Ireland) any of the historical sub-national divisions used for the purposes of geographic demarcation, local government, and sport.
TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see traditional,‎ marriage.
TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE, noun. Specifically, a heterosexual union; a social or legal union between two people of opposite sex.
TRADITIONAL MARRIAGES, noun. Plural of traditional marriage
TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, noun. A system of medicine developed before the era of modern medicine.
TRADITIONAL MEDICINES, noun. Plural of traditional medicine
TRADITIONAL OWNER, noun. (Australia) A descendant of the tribe or ethnic group that occupied a particular region before European settlement, especially when that occupation is recognised by Australian law.
TRADITIONAL OWNERS, noun. Plural of traditional owner
TRADITIONAL PUBLISHER, noun. A publishing company that contracts with writers, usually providing advances, royalties and other payment, as opposed to self-publishing.
TRADITIONAL PUBLISHERS, noun. Plural of traditional publisher

Dictionary definition

TRADITIONAL, adjective. Consisting of or derived from tradition; "traditional history"; "traditional morality".
TRADITIONAL, adjective. Pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines; "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished".

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