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feast

noun uk   /fiːst/ us  

feast noun (FOOD)

C1 [C] a special meal with very good food or a large meal for many people: "What a feast!" she said, surveying all the dishes on the table. a wedding feast

feast noun (ENJOYABLE THING)

[S] something that is very enjoyable to see, hear, experience, etc.: a visual feast His food is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. [S] a collection of something to be enjoyed: The team contains a veritable feast of international talent.

feast noun (CELEBRATION)

[C] a day on which a religious event or person is remembered and celebrated: the Feast of St James/the Passover a Muslim feast day
Translations of “feast”
in Korean 연회…
in Arabic وَليمة…
in French festin, fête…
in Turkish şölen, ziyafet…
in Italian banchetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 盛宴, 宴會…
in Russian пир, застолье…
in Polish uczta…
in Spanish banquete, festín, fiesta…
in Portuguese banquete…
in German der Festschmaus, der Feiertag…
in Catalan banquet…
in Japanese 祝宴, ごちそう…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 盛宴, 宴会…
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