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ritual

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrɪtʃuəl/
an activity or a set of actions that are always done in the same way or at the same time, sometimes as part of a religion: Coffee and the paper are part of my morning ritual.Habitual behaviour
ritualistic
 
 
/ˌrɪtjuəlˈɪstɪk/ adjective
done as a ritualCeremonies
(Definition of ritual from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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