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01. Women in Japan usually wear a [traditional] wedding kimono for at least part of their marriage ceremony.
02. Most immigrants to England try to preserve the culture and [traditions] of their home country for their children.
03. In Quebec, children [traditionally] open their Christmas gifts at midnight, on December 24th.
04. Setting off fireworks on Halloween is a popular [tradition] in this country.
05. As a Korean-American, Won-Suk became more interested in the [traditions] of his father's culture after visiting Korea.
06. It's [traditional] in the U.S. to have turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.
07. Since 1974, the World Health Organization has been encouraging developing countries to use [traditional] medicine instead of turning to expensive Western cures.
08. Our family has a [tradition] of getting together to sing Christmas carols on the night before Christmas.
09. Anthony J. D'Angelo once observed that just because something is [tradition] doesn't make it right.
10. Somerset Maugham once observed that [tradition] is meant to be a guide, and not a jailer.
11. Someone once said that war has long been the most successful of our cultural [traditions].
12. In ancient times, the [traditional] color of bridal gowns was red.
13. Naomi Klein once remarked that those who have fought wars and survived revolutions tend to be more protective of their national [traditions].
14. Kabuki is one of Japan's [traditional] theatrical arts, and goes back to the 16th century.
15. In Guadeloupe, the [traditional] sugarcane crop is slowly being replaced by other crops, such as bananas, eggplant, and flowers.
16. According to [tradition], the tiny Euopean nation of San Marino was founded by a Christian stonemason named Marinus in 301 A.D.
17. More and more women are taking on the [non-traditional] roles of truck drivers, carpenters and plumbers.
18. My grandfather is a [traditionalist] who doesn't understand why some women want to keep their last names after they get married.

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  • tradiţional — TRADIŢIONÁL, Ă, tradiţionali, e, adj. Care s a păstrat prin tradiţie, care ţine de tradiţie, întemeiat pe tradiţie. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. traditionnel. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Tradiţional ≠ netradiţional Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Traditional — Tra*di tion*al, a. [Cf. F. traditionnel, LL. traditionalis.] 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Traditional —   [englisch/amerikanisch, trə dɪʃnl], überlieferte »traditionelle« Melodie unbekannten Ursprungs, meist aus der Volksmusiktradition. Bei deren Verwendung als Grundlage für einen neuen Titel erscheint die Angabe traditional anstelle des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • traditional — (dj.) c.1600, from TRADITION (Cf. tradition) + AL (Cf. al) (1). In reference to jazz, from 1950. Slang trad, short for trad(itional jazz) is recorded from 1956; its general use for traditional is recorded from 1963. Related: Traditionally …   Etymology dictionary

  • traditional — I adjective accepted, acknowledged, ancestral, classic, classical, common, confirmed, conformable, consuetudinal, consuetudinary, conventional, customary, established, fixed, habitual, handed down, historic, historical, ingrained, inherited,… …   Law dictionary

  • traditional — [adj] usual, established acceptable, accustomed, acknowledged, ancestral, classic, classical, common, conventional, customary, doctrinal, fixed, folk, habitual, historic, immemorial, long established, old, oral, popular, prescribed, regular,… …   New thesaurus

  • traditional — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, relating to, or following tradition. 2) (of jazz) in the style of the early 20th century. DERIVATIVES traditionally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • traditional — [trə di′sh′əner΄ē] [trad′ə tivtrə dish′ə nəl] adj. 1. of, handed down by, or conforming to tradition; conventional: also traditionary [trə di′sh′əner΄ē] or Rare traditive [trad′ə tiv] 2. designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated… …   English World dictionary

  • traditional — tra|di|tion|al 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… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • traditional — tra|di|tion|al [ trə dıʃənl ] adjective usually before noun *** 1. ) relating to or based on very old customs, beliefs, or stories: All the dancers and musicians wore traditional costume. traditional Mediterranean cooking 2. ) typical of the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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