ceremony - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˈserəməni/
singularceremony
pluralceremonies
  1. 1
    [countable] a formal public event with special traditions, actions, or words

    a ceremony to honour those who died in the war

    an awards ceremony

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the formal traditions, actions, or words used to celebrate a traditional or religious event

    They celebrated Easter with lavish ceremony.

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