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unorthodoxun‧or‧tho‧dox /ʌnˈɔːθədɒks $ ʌnˈɔːrθədɑːks/ ●○○ adjective  RRCONVENTIONAL#unorthodox opinions or methods are different from what is usual or accepted by most peopleunorthodox view/approach/theory etc Her unorthodox views tend to attract controversy.see thesaurus at unusual
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unorthodoxHis spiritual life would follow the same unorthodox and aggressively assertive pattern.Treating the disease with a diet rather than with medicine is an unorthodox approach that few doctors recommend.Bateson had a most orthodox Oxford education and a most unorthodox career.They alone were in unorthodox dress.Convinced it had a best seller on its hands, Random House came up with the unorthodox idea of relaunching the book.an unorthodox management approachThe skeletons found on this site were buried in unorthodox manner and might have been plague victims.There was no tolerance of unorthodox political views.To lure shoppers, some merchants have employed some unorthodox promotion techniques.You can find unorthodox remedies right down the street in Batavia.The rebellious figure in unorthodox white football shoes sometimes donned pantyhose for warmth under his game pants.unorthodox view/approach/theory etcThe unorthodox theory also provides a satisfactory explanation of exposure age.The greatest difficulties faced by this unorthodox theory are to do with the compositional variations across the Moon.I have called it an unorthodox theory because few adhere to it.
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