observance

[ uhb-zur-vuhns ]
/ əbˈzɜr vəns /

noun

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Origin of observance

1175–1225; Middle English observaunce<Old French <Late Latin observantia,Latin: esteem, attention, derivative of observant- (stem of observāns), present participle of observāre.See observe, -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM observance

pre·ob·serv·ance, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH observance

observance , observation
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British Dictionary definitions for observance

observance
/ (əbˈzɜːvəns) /

noun

recognition of or compliance with a law, custom, practice, etc
the act of such recognition
a ritual, ceremony, or practice, esp of a religion
observation or attention
the degree of strictness of a religious order or community in following its rule
archaic respectful or deferential attention
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