- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɛɹɪməni/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈsɛɹəmoʊni/
Audio (US) (file)
- Hyphenation: cer‧e‧mo‧ny
ceremony (plural ceremonies)
- A ritual with religious significance.
- An official gathering to celebrate, commemorate, or otherwise mark some event.
- A formal socially established behaviour, often in relation to people of different ranks.
- (obsolete) An omen or portent.
ritual with religious significance
official gathering to celebrate