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untraditional

Line breaks: un|trad¦ition¦al
Pronunciation: /ʌntrəˈdɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l
 
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Definition of untraditional in English:

adjective

Not existing in or as part of a tradition; not customary or long-established: a distinctly untraditional, ten-storey building
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  • Then again, Rogers might say, theological ‘convergence’ may well demand using theological tradition in untraditional ways.
  • Like many contributors to the Kimel volume, feminist liturgists often appeal to tradition in a deeply untraditional way.
  • But what I saw in my four years at Yale was a community devoted to strengthening traditional values in untraditional but still romantic and successful ways.

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