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tradition

tra·di·tion

tradition

 
 
pronunciation:
tr dI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the handing down of a culture's beliefs and customs from parents to children over many years.
similar words:
culture, custom, legacy, root, teaching, usage
definition 2: the beliefs and customs thus handed down.
It is a tradition in my family to celebrate the new year with a special meal.
similar words:
beliefs, culture, folk tales, folklore, heritage, mythology, practices, rituals, superstition
Word Builder: tradition +
  • traditional:
    according to tradition.
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broader categories that include tradition
conventionally associated with tradition
similar to tradition
some actions associated with a tradition
some descriptions of traditions
some examples of traditions
some kinds of traditions
some people associated with traditions
some things that maintain traditions