Conventional

Definition of Conventional

Con`ven´tion`al
a.1.Formed by agreement or compact; stipulated.
Conventional services reserved by tenures upon grants, made out of the crown or knights' service.
- Sir M. Hale.
2.Growing out of, or depending on, custom or tacit agreement; sanctioned by general concurrence or usage; formal.
The conventional language appropriated to monarchs.
- Motley.
The ordinary salutations, and other points of social behavior, are conventional.
- Latham.
3.(Fine Arts) Based upon tradition, whether religious and historical or of artistic rules.

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