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  1. ritualized

    • IPA[ˈrɪtʃʊəlʌɪzd]

    英式

    • adj.
      performed by following a prescribed pattern of actions or behaviour;(of an animal's action or behaviour pattern) not having its original function but retained for its role in display or other social interaction
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. performed by following a prescribed pattern of actions or behaviour an elaborate ritualized form of combat
    • (of an animal's action or behaviour pattern) not having its original function but retained for its role in display or other social interaction this ritualized action gives each animal time to assess the prowess of the other