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"parade" in British English

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paradenoun [C]

uk   /pəˈreɪd/  us   /pəˈreɪd/
  • parade noun [C] (LINE OF PEOPLE)

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 parade
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.
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.

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  • parade noun [C] (ROAD)

UK a row of shops
Parade UK
used in the names of some roads: Park Parade

paradeverb

uk   /pəˈreɪd/  us   /pəˈreɪd/
(Definition of parade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paradenoun [C]

 us   /pəˈreɪd/
a large number of people marching, walking, or riding in vehicles, all moving in the same direction, usually in a formal way as part of a public celebration: We used to go and see the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York.
A parade is also a military ceremony in which soldiers march in front of important officials or as part of a public celebration.
(Definition of parade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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