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tradition
used in Pygmalion

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

and/or:

one or more practices, beliefs, or stories passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • When I met him afterwards, for the first time for many years, I found to my astonishment that he, who had been a quite tolerably presentable young man, had actually managed by sheer scorn to alter his personal appearance until he had become a sort of walking repudiation of Oxford and all its traditions.
    Preface (31% in)
  • Eliza has no use for the foolish romantic tradition that all women love to be mastered, if not actually bullied and beaten.
    Act 5 (68% in)
  • And yet its tradition made her regard a marriage with anyone within her reach as an unbearable humiliation.
    Act 5 (83% in)

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