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1 parade /pəˈreɪd/ noun
plural parades
1 parade
/pəˈreɪd/
noun
plural parades
Learner's definition of PARADE
[count]
: a public celebration of a special day or event that usually includes many people and groups moving down a street by marching or riding in cars or on special vehicles (called floats)
: a military ceremony in which soldiers march or stand in lines so that they can be examined by officers or other important people
: a long series of people or things that come one after the other usually singular usually + of
British : a street with a row of small shops

on parade

: shown or displayed especially in a way that attracts attention or notice
: marching or standing in a military parade

rain on someone's parade

see 2rain
2 parade /pəˈreɪd/ verb
parades; paraded; parading
2 parade
/pəˈreɪd/
verb
parades; paraded; parading
Learner's definition of PARADE
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to walk or march together in public especially as a way of celebrating or protesting something
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to walk in a way that attracts attention
[+ object] : to force (someone) to walk or march in public
of soldiers : to march in lines in order to be examined by officers or other important people
[no object]
[+ object]
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [+ object] : to show or present (someone or something) proudly or in a way that attracts attention
disapproving : to be falsely presented as something good + as
[no object]
[+ object]
usually used as (be) paraded
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