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English definition of “celebrate”

celebrate

verb [I/T]  /ˈsel·əˌbreɪt/ us  
to recognize an important occasion by taking part in an activity that makes it special: [T] Children’s Day has been celebrated in Japan for hundreds of years.
celebration
noun [C/U]  /ˌsel·əˈbreɪ·ʃən/ us  
[C] a Fourth of July celebration
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