Meaning of TRADITION in English

TRADITION

n. 25B6; noun

during a maiden speech, by tradition, everyone keeps absolutely silent : HISTORICAL CONVENTION, unwritten law; oral history, lore, folklore.

an age-old tradition : CUSTOM, practice, convention, ritual, observance, way, usage, habit, institution; formal praxis.

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