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observance

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French observance, from Latin observantia

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NounEdit

observance (plural observances)

  1. The practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule
  2. The custom of celebrating a holiday or similar occasion
  3. Observation or the act of watching
  4. (religion) A rule governing a religious order, especially in the Roman Catholic church

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