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party

noun [C] (CELEBRATION)    /ˈpɑː.ti/ US  /ˈpɑːr.t̬i/
A1 a social event where a group of people meet to talk, eat, drink, dance, etc., often in order to celebrate a special occasion: a birthday party a farewell party a dinner party (= a small, sometimes formal party where a meal is eaten) a fancy-dress (US costume) party (= a party where people wear clothes that make them look like someone or something else) Peter has/gives/throws really wild parties.Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of party noun (CELEBRATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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