Meaning of “tradition” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /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.

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(Definition of “tradition” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)