Ceremony

  • 1 Ceremony — «Ceremony» Сингл New Order Сторона «Б» «In a Lonely Place» Выпущен 6 марта 1981 Формат 7 , 12 …

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  • 2 Ceremony — • In liturgy, an external action, gesture, or movement which accompanies the prayers and public exercise of divine worship Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ceremony     Ceremony …

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  • 3 Ceremony — Cer e*mo*ny, n.; pl. {Ceremonies}. [F. c[ e]r[ e]monie, L. caerimonia; perh. akin to E. create and from a root signifying to do or make.] 1. Ar act or series of acts, often of a symbolical character, prescribed by law, custom, or authority, in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 ceremony — ► NOUN (pl. ceremonies) 1) a formal occasion, typically celebrating a particular event or anniversary. 2) the ritual procedures observed at such occasions. ● stand on ceremony Cf. ↑stand on ceremony ● without ceremony Cf. ↑ …

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  • 5 ceremony — [ser′ə mō΄nē; ] chiefly Brit [, ser′əmə nē] n. pl. ceremonies [ME cerimonie < L caerimonia, awe, reverent rite, ceremony; prob. < Etr] 1. a formal act or set of formal acts established by custom or authority as proper to a special occasion …

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  • 6 ceremony — late 14c., cerymonye, from M.L. ceremonia, from L. cærimonia holiness, sacredness; awe; reverent rite, sacred ceremony, an obscure word, possibly of Etruscan origin, or a reference to the ancient rites performed by the Etruscan pontiffs at Caere …

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  • 7 ceremony — [n1] ritual; celebratory observation ceremonial, commemoration, custom, formality, function, liturgy, observance, ordinance, parade, rite, sacrament, service, show, solemnity, tradition; concept 386 ceremony [n2] etiquette ceremonial, conformity …

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  • 8 ceremony — I noun caerimonia, celebration, commemoration, conventionality, festive occasion, festivity, formal occasion, formality, memorialization, observance, official reception, prescribed procedure, reception, rite, ritual, ritus, solemn observance,… …

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  • 9 ceremony — ceremonial, ritual, liturgy, rite, *form, formality …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 ceremony — noun 1 formal public/religious event ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ quiet, simple ▪ elaborate, glittering (BrE), lavish …

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  • 11 ceremony — n. formal act 1) to conduct, hold, perform a ceremony 2) a flag raising; formal; funeral; marriage, wedding; opening; religious; solemn; wreath laying ceremony (to perform a religious ceremony) formality 3) to stand on ceremony 4) appropriate… …

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  • 12 ceremony — /ser euh moh nee/, n., pl. ceremonies. 1. the formal activities conducted on some solemn or important public or state occasion: the coronation ceremony. 2. a formal religious or sacred observance; a solemn rite: a marriage ceremony. 3. formal… …

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  • 13 ceremony — 01. Their wedding [ceremony] was held in a beautiful park downtown. 02. The native chiefs wore their beautiful [ceremonial] gowns at the signing of the historic treaty. 03. His funeral was a private [ceremony] attended only by family and a few… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 Ceremony — For other uses, see Ceremony (disambiguation). Newly commissioned officers celebrate their new positions by throwing their midshipmen covers into the air as part of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 2005 graduation and commissioning ceremony …

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  • 15 ceremony — [[t]se̱rɪməni, AM moʊni[/t]] ♦♦♦ ceremonies 1) N COUNT A ceremony is a formal event such as a wedding. ...his grandmother s funeral, a private ceremony attended only by the family... Today s award ceremony took place at the British Embassy in… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 ceremony — cer|e|mo|ny [ˈserıməni US mouni] n plural ceremonies [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: cerymonie, from Latin caerimonia] 1.) an important social or religious event, when a traditional set of actions is performed in a formal way →↑ceremonial …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 ceremony — noun 1 (C) a formal or traditional set of actions used at an important social or religious event: the wedding ceremony | a graduation ceremony 2 (U) the special actions and formal words traditionally used on particular occasions: The queen was… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 ceremony */*/ — UK [ˈserəmənɪ] / US [ˈserəˌmoʊnɪ] noun Word forms ceremony : singular ceremony plural ceremonies 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)… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Ceremony — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ceremony peut référer à : Ceremony est une chanson du groupe de rock britannique New Order ; Ceremony est un album du groupe de rock britannique …

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  • 20 ceremony — cer|e|mo|ny [ serə,mouni ] noun ** 1. ) count a formal public event with special traditions, actions, or words: a ceremony to honor those who died in the war an awards ceremony 2. ) uncount the formal traditions, actions, and words used to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English