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English definition of “tradition”

tradition

noun [C, U]     /trəˈdɪʃən/
B2 a custom or way of behaving that has continued for a long time in a group of people or a society: There is a strong tradition of dance in St Petersburg. We decided to break with tradition (= not behave as usual) this year and go away for Christmas.Custom, tradition and conformity
(Definition of tradition noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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