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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?
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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
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