W1S3 [trəˈdıʃənəl] adj
1.) being part of the traditions of a country or group of people
traditional Italian cooking
a traditional Irish folk song
a traditional method of brewing beer
it is traditional (for sb) to do sth
It is traditional not to eat meat on Good Friday.
2.) following ideas and methods that have existed for a long time, rather than doing anything new or different
He has a traditional view of women.
I went to a very traditional school.
traditional family values
a traditional way of life
>traditionally adv
More women are entering traditionally male jobs.
The color black is traditionally associated with mourning.

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