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Customs and traditions - thesaurus

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custom

noun

something that people do that is traditional or usual

tradition

noun

very old customs, beliefs, or stories, considered together

practice

noun

a way of doing something, especially as a result of habit, custom, or tradition

institution

noun

an important tradition on which society is based

legacy

noun

something such as a tradition or problem that exists as a result of something that happened in the past

manners

noun

the customs or accepted social behaviour of a particular group of people

mores

noun

formal the traditional practices and moral values of a particular society or group of people

local colour

noun

informal interesting details about the typical features, customs etc of a place

trick or treat

noun

a custom in which children visit your home at Halloween and say ‘Trick or treat?’ as a way of asking for sweets

first footing

noun

Scottish the tradition in Scotland of visiting people as soon as the New Year starts

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griot

noun

West African someone who is responsible for keeping a record of the traditions and history of a group of people, mainly in West Africa. These accounts are preserved in the form of music, stories, or poetry.

in the tradition of

following the method and principles that a well-known person or group used in the past

meme

noun

a feature of a culture, for example its language, that is passed from one generation to the next

observe

verb

to accept and perform the customs connected with a particular day, festival, or event

practise

verb

to do something regularly, especially as a habit, custom, or tradition

regulation

adjective

according to rules or custom

tradition

noun

a very old custom, belief, or story

when in Rome (do as the Romans do)

used for saying that when you are in a foreign country you should follow the local customs and ways of behaving

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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