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Meaning of “parade” - Learner’s Dictionary

parade

verb     /pəˈreɪd/
parade down/past/through sth to walk as a group, usually to show disagreement about something: Thousands of workers paraded through the streets.Moving firmly on footActivism and pressure groups
parade around/up and down, etc to walk somewhere so that people will see and admire you: The kids were parading around in their new clothes.Moving firmly on footAttention-seeking, distracting and showing off
[T] to try to make someone notice something that you are proud of, especially how rich you are or how much you knowShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of parade verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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