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English definition of “parade”

parade

verb     /pəˈreɪd/
[I or T, usually + adv/prep] (of a group) to walk or march somewhere, usually as part of a public celebration: The Saint Patrick's Day marchers paraded up Fifth Avenue, past the cathedral. In ancient Rome, captured generals were paraded through the streets in chains.Military training and ceremonies [I or T] to show something in an obvious way in order to be admired: It's sickening the way he parades his wealth, his car and his expensive clothes. The children paraded about/around in their new clothes.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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