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English definition of “parade”

parade

noun [C] (LINE OF PEOPLE)    /pəˈreɪd/
B2 a large number of people walking or in vehicles , all going in the same direction , usually as part of a public celebration of something: a victory paradeWalking and walkersCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals a series of people or things that appear one after the other: For three hours a committee of state senators listened to a parade of local residents giving their opinions .Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive on parade When soldiers are on parade, they march and practise military movements in front of important officials or as part of a public celebration or ceremony : The entire regiment was on parade.Military training and ceremoniesMoving firmly on foot
(Definition of parade noun (LINE OF PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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