English - Vietnamese Dictionary
procession /procession/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- đám rước; cuộc diễu hành; đoàn diễu hành (người, xe, thuyền...)
- to go (walk) in procession: đi diễu
- (nghĩa bóng) cuộc chạy đua không hào hứng
- nội động từ
- đi thành đám rước, đi theo đám rước; diễu hành
- ngoại động từ
- diễu hành dọc theo (đường phố)
+(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
+the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
+the act of moving forward toward a goal
Advanced English Dictionary
1 parade, march, cavalcade, motorcade, cortege or cortège, column, line, file, train, march past:
A strange procession of thousands of beggars silently wound its way through the city.
2 succession, cycle, sequence, string, train, chain, series, course, run, progression, cavalcade:
He began to recount the procession of events that led up to the murder.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C, U] a line of people or vehicles that move along slowly, especially as part of a ceremony; the act of moving in this way: a funeral procession + a torchlight procession + The procession made its way down the hill. + Groups of unemployed people from all over the country marched in procession to the capital.
2 [C] a number of people who come one after the other: A procession of waiters appeared bearing trays of food.
grand, great, large, long | little, small | public, street | slow, solemn, stately | colourful | ceremonial | triumphal | constant, endless, never-ending
(figurative) We've had an endless procession of new secretaries through the office since Amy left.
| torchlight | funeral, religious, wedding
VERB + PROCESSION
The mayor of the town led the procession to the central square.
PROCESSION + VERB
make its way, move, pass, wind (its way)
The funeral procession moved slowly down the avenue. The solemn procession wound its way through the narrow streets.
| leave, move off, set off
in (a/the) ~
The children marched in procession behind the band.
| ~ of
a procession of circus performers
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