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nontraditional

non truh di shuh nuhl

  • a  not conforming to or in accord with tradition
    nontraditional designs
    nontraditional practices

  • With the pols shelved, one Bush aide tells PTI that they are putting the convention's emphasis on "nontraditional groups" that include "lots of women, lots of minorities.
  • An osteopath by training, he is the founder of a form of nontraditional medicine called craniosacral therapy that is rapidly gaining adherents.
  • Friends of the Urban Forest of San Francisco rents nontraditional trees, such as Southern Magnolia and Strawberry, for $150, and replants them on city streets.
News & Articles

  • UNI dean: Combat obstacles to education
    WATERLOO --- There are both encouragers and discouragers on the road to academic success, University of Northern Iowa Dean Dwight Watson told nontraditional students Friday.
    June 23, 2013 - Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
  • Jamillah Moore: Defining student success in community colleges
    In May, more than 3,600 students graduated from the Ventura County Community College District with an associate degree or certificate. While faculty, staff, friends and family celebrated their great accomplishments, I looked into and reflected on the faces of many students who took a nontraditional path to college graduation.
    June 23, 2013 - Ventura County Star
  • Designers can help make a 'man cave' for Father's Day
    If you want to give Dad a nontraditional gift for Father's Day -- we're talking about skipping the ties, cufflinks and socks, here -- consider giving him the gift of his own, personalized space; his "man cave."
    June 20, 2013 - Everett Herald
Quotes

  • Joe Francis in E! Online (blog)
    This will be a nontraditional celebration of love, family and friends,said Francis.
  • Grant Fuhr in ESPN
    I think we're probably past a starting point,said Fuhr, now the goaltending coach for the Phoenix Coyotes. "I think if you look at hockey in general, it's grown by leaps and bounds. What we have to do is get into the nontraditional...
  • Charles Bolden in San Francisco Examiner
    ...with a hearty "Assalaamu alaykum," Bolden explained that in the past, NASA worked with countries that were capable of space exploration, but now Obama has "asked NASA to change ...... by reaching out to 'nontraditional' partners and...

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