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Synonyms for tradition

Synonyms for tradition

something immaterial, as a style or philosophy, that is passed from one generation to another

a body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

Synonyms for tradition

an inherited pattern of thought or action

a specific practice of long standing

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But it is very clear to us that their knowlidge of this land is only traditionary.
Gorke lists each of Abu 'Ubayd's ninety-seven immediate sources in the Amwal, notes their death dates and the locales where they were active, lists how many traditions each one transmitted to Abu 'Ubayd, checks whether the prosopographical sources considered them Abu 'Ubayd's teachers, and then considers whether the resulting picture is consistent with forgery or false ascription of the traditionary material found in the Amwal.
The St John River Indians still possess a traditionary knowledge of the treaty [of Fort Howe] made in September, 1778, and refer to it as the time when the white man and the Indian became "all one brother".
The recognition of both an ongoing process of handing on, and a content that was handed on in that way, is close to that of Montreal which understood "the Tradition" (with a capital T) as referring to "the Gospel itself, transmitted from generation to generation in and by the Church" whose content is "revelation and self-giving in Christ, present in the life of the Church" and "tradition" (with a lower-case t) as referring to "the traditionary process".
There is a lot of needlessly solemn and obfuscatory moralistic and traditionary blather in judicial decisionmaking and legal thought generally, and it is extremely helpful in dealing with legal issues always to try to peel away the conventional verbiage in which the issues come wrapped and look concretely at the interests at stake, the purposes of the participants, the policies behind the precedents, and the consequences of alternative decisions.
In attempting to argue that the new English legal science of the seventeenth century was related to the changing conception of scientific method, he says, "the traditionary doctrine of precedent was founded on the theory of scientific knowledge expounded in the late seventeenth century by the chemist Robert Boyle, the physicist Isaac Newton, the jurist Matthew Hale, and other prominent members of the Royal Society.
Janssen, "Political Thought as Traditionary Action: The Critical Response to Skinner and Pocock," History and Theory 24 (1985): 115-146; and Tim Dunne, "Methodology or Mythology: Traditions in International Theory," Review of International Studies 19 (1993): 305-318.
Even though the only connection between quarto Richard III and touring is traditionary (beginning with Patrick in 1936), Davison's primary focus in his introduction is the practice of touring.
223-30), and a tabular printing of the text showing the putative traditionary layers--totalling some half dozen--which mark its various stages (pp.
Chandler's Wordsworth favors the traditionary over the documentary--oral and written transmission, respectively.
The obvious opposition of monarchical fiat to traditionary law is detailed illuminatingly.
They have nothing like a system of mythology, and neither do they entertain any religious myths of a traditionary or settled character.