Translation of "celebrate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsel.ə.breɪt/ us /ˈsel.ə.breɪt/

celebrate verb (ENJOY AN OCCASION)

B1 [ I or T ] to take part in special enjoyable activities in order to show that a particular occasion is important

慶祝,慶賀;祝賀
We always celebrate our wedding anniversary by going out to dinner. 每年的結婚紀念日我們都出去吃飯慶祝。
If this plan works, we'll celebrate in style (= in a special way). 要是這個計劃奏效,我們就隆重地慶賀一下。

More examples

  • We always celebrate our wedding anniversary with a bottle of champagne.
  • The whole town came out to celebrate his return from the war.
  • The people at the table behind us were celebrating someone's birthday.
  • Crowds celebrated the dictator's deposition.
  • How did you celebrate the Millennium?

celebrate verb (PRAISE)

[ T ] formal to express admiration and approval for something or someone

讚揚,讚美;歌頌
His work celebrates the energy and enthusiasm of the young. 他的作品讚頌年輕人的活力和熱情。

More examples

  • The recording has been reissued to celebrate the conductor's 80th birthday.
  • Stars of the entertainment world turned out to celebrate his 40th year in show business.
  • Her music celebrates the power of nature.

celebrate verb (LEAD A CEREMONY)

[ T ] to lead a religious ceremony

主持,參加(宗教儀式)
to celebrate Mass 主持彌撒

(Translation of “celebrate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)