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processionnoun

uk   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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(Definition of procession from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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
processional
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)
Translations of “procession”
in Korean 행렬, 행진…
in Arabic مَوْكِب…
in Malaysian perarakan…
in French cortège…
in Russian процессия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行列,隊伍, 一系列,一長串…
in Italian processione…
in Turkish kafile, alay, tören kıtası…
in Polish pochód, defilada, procesja…
in Spanish desfile, (religión) procesión…
in Vietnamese đám diễu hành…
in Portuguese procissão…
in Thai ขบวน…
in German die Prozession…
in Catalan processó…
in Japanese (人や車の列の)行進…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行列,队伍, 一系列,一长串…
in Indonesian prosesi, arak-arakan…
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