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- 1. ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance, affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function
- usage: a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
- 2. ceremony, activity
- usage: any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way; "the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine"; "he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball"; "he disposed of it without ceremony"
- 3. ceremony, activity
- usage: the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion; "an inaugural ceremony"
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