• enPR: trə-dishʹ(ə)n, IPA: /tɹəˈdɪʃən/, /tɹəˈdɪʃn̩/


  1. A part of culture that is passed from person to person or generation to generation, possibly differing in detail from family to family, such as the way to celebrate holidays.
  2. A commonly held system.
  3. The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery.
    • A deed takes effect only from the tradition or delivery.
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tradition (traditions, present participle traditioning; past and past participle traditioned)

  1. (obsolete) To transmit by way of tradition; to hand down.
    • The following story is […] traditioned with very much credit amongst our English Catholics.

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