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promnoun [C]

uk   /prɒm/  us   /prɑːm/
  • prom noun [C] (PARTY)

US a ​formalpartyheld for ​olderstudents at the end of the ​schoolyear, at which there is ​dancing: Who are you taking to the Senior Prom?
  • prom noun [C] (PATH)

UK informal for promenade noun
(Definition of prom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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promnoun [C]

 us   /prɑm/
a ​formalpartyheld at the end of the ​schoolyear for ​olderstudents in high ​school: Who are you taking to the ​senior/​junior prom?
(Definition of prom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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