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tradition

noun [C or U]
 
 
/trəˈdɪʃ.ən/
a belief, principle or way of acting which people in a particular society or group have continued to follow for a long time, or all of these beliefs, etc. in a particular society or group
传统
Fireworks have long been an American tradition on the Fourth of July.
7月4日国庆日放焰火长期以来一直是美国人的传统。
Switzerland has a long tradition of neutrality.
保持中立是瑞士长期以来的传统。
[+ that] There's a tradition in our office that when it's somebody's birthday, they bring in a cake for us all to share.
我们办公室有个传统:当有人过生日时,就会带蛋糕来跟我们大家一起分享。
We decided to break with tradition (= not behave as usual) this year and go away for Christmas.
今年我们决定打破传统,外出度圣诞节。
According to tradition, a headless ghost walks through the corridors of the house at night.
据传说,晚上有个无头鬼走过这幢房子的走廊。
Custom, tradition and conformity
Translations of “tradition”
in Spanish tradición…
in Arabic تَقْليد…
in Korean 전통…
in Portuguese tradição…
in French tradition…
in German die Tradition…
in Catalan tradició…
in Japanese 伝統, 慣習…
in Russian традиция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳統…
in Italian tradizione…
in Turkish gelenek, görenek, anane…
in Polish tradycja…
(Definition of tradition from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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