break with tradition Definition
- 1a. Something, such as a doctrine, belief, custom, story, etc, that is passed on from generation to generation, especially orally or by example;
- Thesaurus: custom, institution, convention, ritual, way, habit.
2. A particular body of doctrines, beliefs, customs, etc that belongs to a specified group of people, religion, country, family, etc.
- An established, standard or usual practice or custom.
- Example: ‘Thelma and Louise' follows in the tradition of the road movie
- One of a collection of unwritten regulations believed to have been handed down orally from generation to generation since God first gave them to Moses;
- The whole collection of these regulations.
- One of a collection of unwritten teachings that are believed to have been handed down orally from generation to generation and which Roman Catholics believe come originally from Christ and the apostles;
- The whole collection of these teachings.
- Any of the collected sayings or deeds of Mohammed that are not contained in the Koran.
- To turn away from what is conventional, usual, expected, etc.