English - Vietnamese Dictionary
parade /pə'reid/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cuộc diễu hành, cuộc duyệt binh
- Mac Day parade: cuộc diễu hành ngày 1 tháng 5
- nơi duyệt binh; thao trường ((cũng) parade ground)
- đường đi dạo mát; công viên
- programme parade
- chương trình các tiết mục (truyền thanh, truyền hình)
- ngoại động từ
- tập họp (quân đội) để duyệt binh, cho diễu hành, cho diễu binh
- to parade troops: cho diễu binh
- phô trương
- to parade one's skill: phô tài khoe khéo
- diễu hành qua, tuần hành qua
- to parade the streets: diễu hành qua phố
+a ceremonial procession including people marching
+an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
+a visible display
+march in a procession
Advanced English Dictionary
1 procession, march, train, file, promenade, cortège, column; entourage:
They held a parade to celebrate the soldiers' safe return from the war
2 exhibition, (ostentatious) display, show, spectacle, array, pomp, splash:
She often makes a parade of her knowledge of architecture.
3 promenade, walk, (pedestrian) way, mall, esplanade:
Let's meet in the Parade when you have finished shopping.
4 march, pass in review, promenade, walk, file:
The generals saluted smartly as the troops paraded past.
5 strut, flaunt, show (off), brandish, wave, vaunt, display, air:
Why does he feel it necessary to parade every new girlfriend in front of all the neighbours?
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a public celebration of a special day or event, usually with bands in the streets and decorated vehicles: the Lord Mayor's parade + St Patrick's Day parade in New York
2 [C, U] a formal occasion when soldiers march or stand in lines so that they can be examined by their officers or other important people: a military parade + They stood as straight as soldiers on parade. + (figurative) The latest software will be on parade at the exhibition.
See also - IDENTIFICATION PARADE
3 [C] a series of things or people: Each generation passes through a similar parade of events.
wealth / knowledge
4 [C, usually sing.] ~ of wealth, knowledge, etc. (often disapproving) an obvious display of sth, particularly in order to impress other people
row of shops
5 [C] (especially BrE) (often in names) a street with a row of small shops: a shopping parade
Idioms see RAIN v.
walk to celebrate / protest
1 [V] [usually +adv./prep.] to walk somewhere in a formal group of people, in order to celebrate or protest about sth: The victorious team will parade through the city tomorrow morning.
show in public
2 [V +adv./prep.] to walk around in a way that makes other people notice you: People were parading up and down showing off their finest clothes.
3 [VN +adv./prep.] to show sb/sth in public so that people can see them/it: The trophy was paraded around the stadium. + The prisoners were paraded in front of the crowd. + (figurative) He is not one to parade his achievements.
4 [+adv./prep.] to come together, or to bring soldiers together, in order to march in front of other people: [V] The crowds applauded as the guards paraded past. + [VN] The colonel paraded his men before the Queen.
5 ~ (sb/sth) as sth to pretend to be, or to make sb/sth seem to be, good or important when they are not: [V] myth parading as fact + [VN] He paraded himself as a loyal supporter of the party.
grand | colourful | fashion | military, victory | identification, identity
VERB + PARADE
have, hold, stage
The police held an identity parade.
| go on
The battalion went on parade to welcome the new commander-in-chief.
| inspect, review
The president reviewed the military parade.
PARADE + VERB
PARADE + NOUN
at a/the ~
Thousands of people were at the parade.
| on ~
The soldiers will be on parade tomorrow.
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