[trə'dɪʃ(ə)n] or [trə'dɪʃən]
(noun.) an inherited pattern of thought or action.
(n.) The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery.
(n.) The unwritten or oral delivery of information, opinions, doctrines, practices, rites, and customs, from father to son, or from ancestors to posterity; the transmission of any knowledge, opinions, or practice, from forefathers to descendants by oral communication, without written memorials.
(n.) Hence, that which is transmitted orally from father to son, or from ancestors to posterity; knowledge or belief transmitted without the aid of written memorials; custom or practice long observed.
(n.) An unwritten code of law represented to have been given by God to Moses on Sinai.
(n.) That body of doctrine and discipline, or any article thereof, supposed to have been put forth by Christ or his apostles, and not committed to writing.
(v. t.) To transmit by way of tradition; to hand down.
n. . (Law.) Transfer (of possession), delivery.. Oral report (from one generation to another).
n. the handing down of opinions or practices to posterity unwritten: a belief or practice thus handed down.—adjs. Tradi′tional Tradi′tionary delivered by tradition.—ns. Tradi′tionalism; Traditional′ity.—advs. Tradi′tionally Tradi′tionarily.—n. Tradi′tionist one who adheres to tradition.—adj. Trad′itive traditional.
- Five days' journey from here--say two hundred miles--are the ruins of an ancient city, of whose history there is neither record nor tradition. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- There is not a savage or barbaric race to-day that is not held in a net of such tradition. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- They know how to drive a stake through a pleasant tradition that will hold it to its place forever. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- For then you are dealing with living ideas: to search his text has its uses, but compared with the actual tradition of Marx it is the work of pedantry. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- So roughly the tradition is handed on. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- We have almost no spiritual weapons against classicalism: universities, churches, newspapers are by-products of a commercial success; we have no tradition of intellectual revolt. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- A more authentic tradition, aided by the geography of the country, places the pit in Dothan, some two days' journey from here. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- All savage and primitive peoples of to-day, on the contrary, are soaked in tradition--the tradition of thousands of generations. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Pictorial and sculptured record and _verbal tradition_ began. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- A powerful business corporation still preserves its industrial tradition. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such things ye do. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- This tradition is still active even in democratic America. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- This empire embodied a tradition much more ancient than that of Rome. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- But, do you know, they interest me more than the blind conformity to tradition--somebody else's tradition--that I see among our own friends. 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- It is in the older and more characteristic English tradition from which the Declaration of Independence derives. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Nor any traditions of one? 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- The old traditions of the place steal upon his memory and haunt his reveries, and then his fancy clothes all sights and sounds with the supernatural. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- With Peter the Great (1682-1725) the empire of Muscovy broke away from her Tartar traditions and entered the sphere of French attraction. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- They came into this inheritance of a previous civilization with the ideas and traditions of the woodlands still strong in their minds. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Its hoary traditions make it an object of absorbing interest to even the most careless stranger, and thus far it had interest for me; but no further. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- My mother would be very proud could she only know how well I have maintained the traditions of my father's prowess. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- He disregarded all social traditions, and drew his officers from every class. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The priest is not generally a man of much learning; he knows, however, the traditions of his faith. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- They developed mental dispositions and traditions and attitudes of thought one to another. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Travel and experience mar the grandest pictures and rob us of the most cherished traditions of our boyhood. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- These regions, as we have seen, fell for long ages under the sway of the Oriental type of monarchy and of Oriental religious traditions. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The earliest known traditions describe the stone as having been set in the forehead of the four-handed Indian god who typifies the Moon. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Each province clung to its separate nationality and traditions, and the Huns spread from province to province. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- True individualism is a product of the relaxation of the grip of the authority of custom and traditions as standards of belief. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- Regard must be had to their traditions, their opportunities, and their limitations. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.