Meaning of TRADITION in English



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


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

...the rich ~s of Afro-Cuban music, and dance...

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



If you say that something or someone is in the ~ 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 ~ of Gainsborough.


Collins COBUILD.      Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) .