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generally approved or agreed upon

conforming to established practice or standards

fond of or given to ceremony

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following accepted customs and proprieties

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conforming with accepted standards

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(weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy

unimaginative and conformist

represented in simplified or symbolic form

in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past

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rigidly formal or bound by convention

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To asses the importance of internal and external factors on the profitability of Islamic and conventional banks.
A total petroleum system will normally include both discrete accumulations of oil and gas in conventional pools, reservoirs and fields, as well as more extensive "continuous-type accumulations" in shales and tight rocks ("The total petroleum system: the natural fluid network that constrains the assessment unit" US Geological Survey, 2000).
Although towel and tissue grades of paper were originally made on single-wire four-drinier machines, there has been an evolution to roll type gap formers, and the dominant design for conventional tissue grades is the Crescent former.
Within numerous scientific studies, such as the one referenced above, reviewed by the Organic Center for an upcoming State of Science Review, there were fifteen direct comparisons of antioxidant levels in organic versus conventional fruit and vegetables.
Through increasing ceramic technology, the Unicast Process has allowed smaller, conventional metalcasting facilities to recoup the work they have lost over the past decade.
Joint Pub 3-05 states that, among other things, SOF missions are conducted independently or in conjunction with conventional forces.
By adding speeds to conventional automatics," he says, "automakers are able to reduce the torque converter's use, lower the engine speed under a variety of conditions, and get the same or better performance while using less fuel.
Today most CT systems are capable of "spiral" (also called "helical") scanning as well as scanning in the formerly more conventional "axial" mode.
By 2010, the feds hope, fleet mandates will help reduce conventional gasoline use by 30 percent.
But one contemporary biopesticide development company has found that for its chemical control alternatives to become large-scale successes with organic and conventional producers alike, it must march to the tune of a different drummer.
Will the addition of CAM benefits undermine coverage policies for conventional biomedicine?
The diversity of the participants' goals and strategies also complicates the task: The government mortgage insurers that account for most of the risk-bearing activity in the government mortgage system are nonprofit and accept nearly all the credit risk of the mortgages they insure; the mortgage originators, insurers, and purchasers that make up the conventional mortgage system are profit-seeking and generally act to spread the risk throughout the system.
They have several advantages over conventional imagesetters.
Water used to wash conventional produce can't also be used on organic fruits and vegetables.
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