Definitions for observanceəbˈzɜr vəns
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observation, observance, watching(noun)
the act of observing; taking a patient look
ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance(noun)
a formal event performed on a special occasion
"a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
notice, observation, observance(noun)
the act of noticing or paying attention
"he escaped the notice of the police"
conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
The practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule
The custom of celebrating a holiday or similar occasion
Observation or the act of watching
A rule governing a religious order, especially in the Roman Catholic church
the act or practice of observing or noticing with attention; a heeding or keeping with care; performance; -- usually with a sense of strictness and fidelity; as, the observance of the Sabbath is general; the strict observance of duties
an act, ceremony, or rite, as of worship or respect; especially, a customary act or service of attention; a form; a practice; a rite; a custom
servile attention; sycophancy
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The need for strict observance of the ceasefire was underlined.
But to my mind, though I am native here And to the manner born, it is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance.
But to my mind, though I am native here
And to the manner born, it is a custom
More honoured in the breach than the observance.
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
Holding an event mocking the Muslim observance of Ramadan, a holy time in the Muslim faith, is highly offensive and abhorrent. As a community, we must reject anti-Muslim bigotry whenever and wherever it surfaces.
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