adjective see tradition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • traditionless — adjective Without traditions …   Wiktionary

  • traditionless — adj. without tradition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • traditionless — tradition·less …   English syllables

  • traditionless —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ lə̇s adjective : having no traditions …   Useful english dictionary

  • tradition — traditionless, adj. /treuh dish euhn/, n. 1. the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc., from generation to generation, esp. by word of mouth or by practice: a story that has come down to us by popular tradition …   Universalium

  • tradition — noun Etymology: Middle English tradicioun, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French tradicion, from Latin tradition , traditio action of handing over, tradition more at treason Date: 14th century 1. a. an inherited, established, or customary… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Decline of the West — Cover of Volume II, first edition, 1922 The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two volume work by Oswald Spengler, the first volume of which was published in the summer of 1918.… …   Wikipedia

  • tradition — noun 1》 the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way.     ↘a long established custom or belief passed on from one generation to another. 2》 an artistic or literary method or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • tradition — [trə dish′ən] n. [ME tradycion < MFr tradicion < L traditio, a surrender, delivery, tradition < traditus, pp. of tradere, to deliver: see TREASON] 1. Obs. a surrender or betrayal 2. a) the handing down orally of stories, beliefs, customs …   English World dictionary

  • tradition — n. 1 a a custom, opinion, or belief handed down to posterity esp. orally or by practice. b this process of handing down. 2 esp. joc. an established practice or custom (it s a tradition to complain about the weather). 3 artistic, literary, etc.… …   Useful english dictionary

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