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uk   /prəˈseʃ.ən/  us   /prəˈseʃ.ən/
C2 [C] a ​line of ​people who are all ​walking or ​travelling in the same ​direction, ​especially in a ​formal way as ​part of a ​religiousceremony or ​publiccelebration: a ​wedding/​funeral procession The ​festival will ​open with a procession ​led by the ​mayor.
[S] a ​series of ​people or things, one after the other: My ​day has just been a ​never-ending procession ofvisitors.

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processionnoun [C]

 us   /prəˈseʃ·ən/
a ​line of ​people, ​vehicles, or ​objectsmovingforward in an ​organizedmanner, esp. as ​part of a ​ceremony: a ​funeral procession
adjective [not gradable]  us   /prəˈseʃ·ə·nəl/
There was ​tightsecurity along the processional ​route.
(Definition of procession from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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