Meaning of “prom” in the English Dictionary

"prom" in British English

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promnoun [ C ]

uk /prɒm/ us /prɑːm/

prom noun [ C ] (PARTY)

US a formal party held for older students at the end of the school year, 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 formal party held at the end of the school year for older students in high school:

Who are you taking to the senior/junior prom?

(Definition of “prom” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)