English - Vietnamese Dictionary
conventional /kən'venʃənl/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- theo tập quán, theo tục lệ
- the conventional type of the car: kiểu ô tô thường
- conventional bombs (weapons): bom (vũ khí) thường (không phải nguyên tử)
- conventional warfare: chiến tranh với vũ khí thường (không phải nguyên tử)
- (nghệ thuật) theo lối cổ truyền
- conventional art: nghệ thuật theo lối cổ truyền
+following accepted customs and proprieties
+conforming with accepted standards
+(weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy
+unimaginative and conformist
+represented in simplified or symbolic form
+in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past
+rigidly formal or bound by convention
Advanced English Dictionary
customary, habitual, usual, normal, regular, standard, orthodox, traditional, established, ordinary, everyday, common, commonplace, accustomed, received, agreed; reactionary, old-fashioned, stodgy, stuffy, old hat:
Conventional methods of teaching mathematics are being criticized.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 (often disapproving) tending to follow what is done or considered acceptable by society in general; normal and ordinary, and perhaps not very interesting: conventional behaviour / morality + She's very conventional in her views.
2 [usually before noun] following what is traditional or the way sth has been done for a long time: conventional methods / approaches + It's not a hotel, in the conventional sense, but rather a whole village turned into a hotel.
3 [usually before noun] (especially of weapons) not nuclear: conventional forces / weapons + A conventional war would still cause unacceptable devastation. + a conventional power station (= using oil or coal as fuel, rather than nuclear power)
conventionality noun [U]
conventionally adverb: conventionally dressed + conventionally grown food (= grown according to conventional methods) + Though not conventionally pretty (= not pretty according to generally accepted ideas of what is pretty), she dressed with flair. + Gross National Product (GNP) is conventionally used to indicate economic development.
Idioms see WISDOM
highly, very | entirely, quite, strictly | largely | fairly, pretty, rather, relatively, somewhat
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