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ritual

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈrɪtʃ·u·əl/
a set of actions or words performed in a regular way, often as part of a religious ceremony A ritual is also any act done regularly, usually without thinking about it: [C] My morning ritual includes reading the newspaper while I drink my coffee.
Translations of “ritual”
in Chinese (Traditional) 例行公事,老規矩, (尤指)儀式…
in Russian ритуал…
in Turkish usül, kural, âdet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 例行公事,老规矩, (尤指)仪式…
in Polish rytuał, obrządek…
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