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tradition

1. The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery. A deed takes effect only from the tradition or delivery.

2. 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.

3. 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. Will you mock at an ancient tradition begun upon an honorable respect? (Shak) Naught but tradition remains of the beautiful village of Grand-Pre. (Longfellow)

4. An unwritten code of law represented to have been given by god to Moses on Sinai. Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered. (mark vii. 13)

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. Stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word or our epistle. (2 Thess. Ii. 15) Tradition Sunday, palm Sunday; so called because the creed was then taught to candidates for baptism at Easter.

Origin: OE. Tradicioun, L. Traditio, from tradere to give up, transmit. See Treason, Traitor.


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traditions (human behavioral biology)

I just have a quick question. Are there any studies you fine folks are aware of that explain why traditions and customs are so prominent in humans, and how they have benefited us from an evolutionary stand-point, or lack thereof? Thanks in advance.

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Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:29 am
 
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Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
 
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by kazakh7
Wed May 08, 2013 1:50 am
 
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... the idea is short for, better probability you’ve got involving offering on your own inside interview. You additionally need to discover send out traditions to realize awareness straight into your current probable delight for the job. 2.Search Sharpened Decide on what you should don on the appointment. ...

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by shawpon
Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:34 am
 
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... thing in TCM is that doctors obviously spend more time with their patients than the average "modern" doctor. However, many parts and traditions in TCM seem to be rather popular superstition, without an evidence-based foundation. And TCM definetly reaches its limits when it comes to ...

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by DanielSan
Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:21 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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