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What does "rite of passage" mean?

Vocabulary Word: rite of passage

1. Definition (n.) event that marks an important time in one’s life

Examples Getting your driver’s license is an important rite of passage.

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Oyabin

Oyabin

Japan

I can get many good communication with other country’s people by learning English, and that’s a definitely rite of passage.

01:22 PM Mar 09 2014 |

pk371369

pk371369

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

A good family has rite of passage in life.

12:22 AM Jan 28 2014 |

zhaleh hoor

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

What i experienced Last year was a significant and a bitter rite of passage in my life.

10:14 AM Jan 27 2014 |

Fiary

Fiary

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Some times making wise though small decisions can be a real rite of passage in our life.

01:48 AM Dec 18 2013 |

MESS

MESS

Turkey

My graduation was an important rite of passage.

12:33 PM Apr 29 2013 |

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