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celebrate

verb [I/T]  us   /ˈsel·əˌbreɪt/
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]  us   /ˌsel·əˈbreɪ·ʃən/
[C] a Fourth of July celebration
Translations of “celebrate”
in Arabic يَحْتَفِل…
in Korean -을 축하하다…
in Malaysian sambut…
in French fêter…
in Turkish kutlamak, kutlama yapmak…
in Italian celebrare, festeggiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慶祝某一活動, 慶祝,慶賀, 祝賀…
in Russian праздновать…
in Polish obchodzić…
in Vietnamese kỷ niệm…
in Spanish celebrar…
in Portuguese celebrar, comemorar…
in Thai เฉลิมฉลอง…
in German feiern…
in Catalan celebrar…
in Japanese ~を祝う…
in Indonesian merayakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 庆祝某一活动, 庆祝,庆贺, 祝贺…
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