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English definition of “celebrate”

celebrate

verb [I or T] (ENJOY AN OCCASION)    /ˈsel.ɪ.breɪt/
B1 to take part in special enjoyable activities in order to show that a particular occasion is important: We always celebrate our wedding anniversary by going out to dinner. If this plan works, we'll celebrate in style (= in a special way).Celebrating and entertaining Grammar:Congratulating and celebratingWe use different expressions for celebrations:See more
(Definition of celebrate verb (ENJOY AN OCCASION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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