tradition

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Tradition is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: trə-dishʹ(ə)n, IPA (key): /trəˈdɪʃən/ or /trəˈdɪʃn̩/
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Noun[change]

Singular
tradition

Plural
traditions

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Tradition is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (countable & uncountable) A tradition is something that has been done in the same way for a long time.
    Despite a long tradition of education, there is still a lack of qualified teachers
    They continue the tradition of winter football which started in the 1800s.
    Tradition says that we need a drink before the speech.

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