English translation of प्रथा
प्रथाPowered by COBUILD /pratha/
Definitions and Translations
nf/pratha, prathA, prathaa, prathā, prtha, prthA, prthaa, prthā/
1. custom variable noun
A custom is an activity, a way of behaving, or an event which is usual or traditional in a particular society or in particular circumstances.
⇒ ...an ancient Japanese custom. ⇒ It is the custom to give presents at Christmas.
2. institution countable noun
An institution is a custom that is considered an important feature of society, because it has existed for a long time.
⇒ ...the institution of marriage.
3. practice uncountable noun
The work done by doctors and lawyers is referred to as the practice of medicine and law. People's religious activities are referred to as the practice of a religion.
⇒ I had to change my attitude towards medical practice. ⇒ ...rules regarding appearance, dress, and religious practice.
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Translation of प्रथा from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary