Definition of traditionally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//trəˈdɪʃənəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//trəˈdɪʃənəli//
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  1. 1according to the beliefs, customs or way of life of a particular group of people, that have not changed for a long time The festival is traditionally held in May. Housework has traditionally been regarded as women's work. Garlands of flowers have always been traditionally associated with May festivities. Traditionally, markets are held in the open air.
  2. 2by following older or accepted methods and ideas rather than modern or different ones The study compared the results of mature and traditionally qualified students.