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conventional 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/kənˈvenCHənl/,
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Based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed,
  1. Based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed
    • - a conventional morality had dictated behavior
  2. (of a person) Concerned with what is generally held to be acceptable at the expense of individuality and sincerity

  3. (of a work of art or literature) Following traditional forms and genres
    • - conventional love poetry
  4. (of weapons or power) Nonnuclear
    • - agreement on reducing conventional forces in Europe
  5. (of a bid) Intended to convey a particular meaning according to an agreed upon convention


  1. following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
  2. conforming with accepted standards; "a conventional view of the world"
  3. (weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy; "conventional warfare"; "conventional weapons"
  4. represented in simplified or symbolic form
  5. ceremonious: rigidly formal or bound by convention; "their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt"
  6. A convention is a set of agreed, stipulated or generally accepted standards, norms, social norms or criteria, often taking the form of a custom.
  7. Pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour; ordinary, commonplace
  8. A method of housing research animals in which no special precautions are taken to prevent the introduction of disease into the colony.
  9. A conventional linguistic trait is an arbitrary one learned from others, not one determined by some natural law or genetic inheritance. ...
  10. The original supermarket format containing all major food departments, nonfood grocery, and limited general merchandise products. The conventional supermarket carries approximately 15,000 unique items and may offer service deli and bakery departments.
  11. Refers to hydrocarbon resources that can be exploited using traditional oil and gas extraction techniques.
  12. Products that are created via standard practices accepted by the agriculture industry are often called “conventional. ...
  13. Documents inherit a key feature of language-based communication in general: they are denoted as documents by convention (Lewis, 2002). Virtually any medium can constitute a document provided the people involved can agree on the meaning represented. ...
  14. Gas produced under present-day technology at a cost not greater than the current market value.
  15. customary; established. Not quite the same as traditional.
  16. This mortgage is a contract between the lender and the borrower, at the lender’s risk. The borrower’s property is security and it may be insured with a private mortgage insurance company. Conventional mortgages usually require larger down payments than FHA or VA loans.
  17. As used in this report, referring to "mainstream" or "orthodox" medical treatment. These terms are used interchangeably, with no intended distinctions among them.
  18. or ‘Litho’ printing – high quality printing for print runs over 300-400, especially those with photos. ‘Litho’ refers to the lithographic process used in ‘Offset’ printing – read more about this
  19. A transformer that has no protective equipment (fuses, breakers, arresters). They are used when the protective equipment is provided by a fuse cutout attached to the pole beside the transformer. ...
  20. A conventional radio network allocates specific frequencies to specific groups of radio users permanently. If nobody in a particular group is transmitting on their assigned frequency, then that channel remains open. ...
  21. Derived from or contingent upon the mutual agreement of the parties, as opposed to that created by or dependent upon a statute or other act of the law.
  22. Refers to standard agricultural practices that are wide spread in the industry of farming.  Can include use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, “mono-cropping,: antibiotics, hormones and other agribusiness approaches. ...
  23. cabs are the most common in North America. The driver is seated behind the engine, as in most passenger cars or pickup trucks. Conventionals are further divided into large car and aerodynamic designs. A "large car" or "long nose" is a conventional truck with a long (6 to 8 foot (1.8 to 2. ...
  24. adj. based on usage or custom; with respect to language, refers to the fact that aspects of language are regulated by social norms.
  25. In the absence of any specialty designations, the meat you are purchasing is considered conventional. ...