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conventional

con·ven·tion·al

conventional

 
pronunciation:
kn ven sh nl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: put in place by custom or use; traditional.
Shaking hands is a conventional way of greeting another.
synonyms:
customary, habitual, normal, routine, standard, usual
antonyms:
modern
similar words:
everyday, general, ordinary, orthodox, regular
derivation: conventionally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word conventional contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.