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English definition of “celebration”

celebration

noun     /ˌsel.ɪˈbreɪ.ʃən/
B1 [C] a special social event, such as a party, when you celebrate something: There were lively New Year celebrations all over town. Such good news calls for (= deserves) a celebration!Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals [U] the act of celebrating something: Let's buy some champagne in celebration of her safe arrival.
(Definition of celebration noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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