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Definition a long-established or previously long-established practice or belief


one or more practices, beliefs, or stories passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • My family's Thanksgiving tradition is to gather together and eat turkey.
tradition = a long-established practice
  • I want to have a traditional wedding ceremony compete with bridesmaids and a white dress.
  • traditional = relating to practice that is long-established
  • I stopped wearing my traditional watch once I had an Apple watch.
  • traditional = relating to a type that is long-established
  • It has been the Christian tradition to practice communion for thousands of years.
  • tradition = a practice passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • The Jewish tradition is not to work on Saturday.
  • tradition = a practice passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • My parents converted their traditional Investment Retirement Account to a Roth Investment Retirement Account to minimize future taxes.
  • traditional = relating to practice that was previously long-established
  • The night before, we had the traditional Friday evening meal.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • traditional = long-established (having been done for a long time)
  • Mr. Summers spoke frequently to the villagers about making a new box, but no one liked to upset even as much tradition as was represented by the black box.
    Shirley Jackson  --  The Lottery
  • tradition = long-established practice
  • Many animals had been born to whom the Rebellion was only a dim tradition, passed on by word of mouth, and others had been bought who had never heard mention of such a thing before their arrival.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • tradition = stories passed down through generations
  • SS all round us, machine guns trained: the traditional ceremony.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • _ Do you believe in prayer? or has it become an indistinct apostolic tradition?
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • The band's all in there, along with a giant buffet serving a traditional English roast.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • The COMMON MAN thus becomes the traditional Headsman.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • Martial tradition says a soldier who dies well dances among the stars, battling foes for all eternity.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Tradition explains the ceremonies in this way.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • YEARS AGO, when the children were small, Abby had started a tradition of hanging a row of ghosts down the length of the front porch every October.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • It was like you had this whole world of traditions and language I didn't understand, and there wasn't a place in it for me.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • I felt part of a great tradition.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • "No, not in the traditional sense," answered Press.
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • The tradition of the Law was clearly losing its force.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau

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