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ticker-tape paradenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɪk.ə.teɪp pəˌreɪd/  us   /ˈtɪk.ɚ.teɪp pəˌreɪd/ US
a ​specialcelebration in which someone who is being ​shownrespect for ​achieving something very ​importantwalks or ​drives along ​streets in a ​city and ​smallpieces of ​paper are ​thrown over them from the ​windows of ​tallbuildings
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Translations of “ticker-tape parade”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从大楼窗口抛出纸带的迎宾式…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從大樓視窗拋出紙帶的迎賓方式…
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