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conventional crowd

Definition of Conventional Crowd

(noun) People congregating for a scheduled event.

Examples of Conventional Crowd

  • Audience at a concert
  • Spectators at a sporting event
  • Students attending a lecture

Conventional Crowd Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /kənˈvɛnʃənəl kraʊd/
    • British English
      • /kənˈvɛnʃənəl kraʊd/
  • Syllabification: (con·ven·tion·al crowd)

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Cite the Definition of Conventional Crowd

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “conventional crowd.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/conventional-crowd/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

conventional crowd. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/conventional-crowd/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “conventional crowd.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/conventional-crowd/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“conventional crowd.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/conventional-crowd/>.