non-traditional

traditional

[truh-dish-uh-nl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to tradition.
2.
handed down by tradition.
3.
in accordance with tradition.
4.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the older styles of jazz, especially New Orleans style, Chicago style, Kansas City style, and Dixieland. Compare mainstream ( def 4 ).
Also, traditionary [truh-dish-uh-ner-ee] , (for defs 1–3).


Origin:
1585–95; < Medieval Latin trāditiōnālis. See tradition, -al1

traditionality, noun
traditionally, adverb
antitraditional, adjective
antitraditionally, adverb
nontraditional, adjective
nontraditionally, adverb
nontraditionary, adjective
pretraditional, adjective
protraditional, adjective
quasi-traditional, adjective
quasi-traditionally, adverb
semitraditional, adjective
semitraditionally, adverb
untraditional, adjective
untraditionally, adverb


1, 2. conventional, customary, established.
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traditional (trəˈdɪʃənəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or being a tradition
2.  of or relating to the style of jazz originating in New Orleans, characterized by collective improvisation by a front line of trumpet, trombone, and clarinet accompanied by various rhythm instruments
 
traditionality
 
n
 
tra'ditionally
 
adv

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