Part of speech:
Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
Based on competent authority; reliable because coming from one who is an expert or properly qualified
Fixed, authorized, or established by statute
In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
Accepted; considered as standard
Honored or observed because in existence or use for a long time
Of, at, or forming a base; fundamental; essential
Of an abbot, abbess, or abbey
Of or having to do with an archbishop or an archbishopric.
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