Pronunciation: (kun-ven"shu-nal'i-tē), [key]
—pl. -ties for 3, 4.
1. conventional quality or character.
2. adherence to convention.
3. a conventional practice, principle, form, etc.
4. conventionalities,conventional rules of behavior.
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