Meaning of TRADITION in English

TRADITION

transcription, транскрипция: [ trədɪʃ(ə)n ]

( traditions)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A tradition is a custom or belief that has existed for a long time.

...the rich traditions of Afro-Cuban music, and dance...

Mary has carried on the family tradition of giving away plants...

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2.

If you say that something or someone is in the tradition of a person or thing from the past, you mean that they have many features that remind you of that person or thing.

They’re marvellous pictures in the tradition of Gainsborough.

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