break with tradition

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break with tradition

To do something in a new, different, or unique way. I'm from a family of doctors, so I really broke with tradition when I went to art school! My best friend just got engaged, and she wants to break from tradition and elope.
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break with tradition

to do something different from what is usually done They were among the first to break with tradition and use clay to make contemporary sculpture.
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