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definition 1: the process of handing down a culture’s beliefs, customs, and mores from one generation to the next.
example: Tradition has preserved many of our ancient customs.
definition 2: the beliefs, customs, and mores of a culture or group handed down from one generation to the next, or any one of these.
example: Tradition calls for the bride to wear white on her wedding day.
example: She is bound by tradition to live with her husband’s family.
example: He accused his father of being blinded by tradition.
example: It is a tradition in our family to open presents on Christmas Eve.
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