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ticker-tape parade

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɪk.ə.teɪp.pəˌreɪd/  us   /-ɚ-/ US
a special celebration in which someone who is being shown respect for achieving something very important walks or drives along streets in a city and small pieces of paper are thrown over them from the windows of tall buildings
Translations of “ticker-tape parade”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從大樓視窗拋出紙帶的迎賓方式…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从大楼窗口抛出纸带的迎宾式…
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