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procession

pro·ces·sion

procession

 
pronunciation:
pr se shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of moving forward in a formal, orderly way.
At seven o'clock, the procession of people into the theater began.
synonyms:
advancement
similar words:
march, parade, progress
definition 2: a line or group of people or vehicles moving forward in a formal, orderly way.
The wedding procession made its way down the aisle.
synonyms:
parade, train
similar words:
caravan, column, file, line, rank, stream
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The word procession contains the following part:
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield