celebration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “celebration” in the English Dictionary

"celebration" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌsel.ɪˈbreɪ.ʃən/
B1 [C] a ​specialsocialevent, 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! [U] the ​act of ​celebrating something: Let's ​buy some ​champagne in celebration of her ​safearrival.
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(Definition of celebration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “celebration”
in Arabic احْتِفال…
in Korean 축하 행사…
in Portuguese comemoração…
in Catalan festa, celebració…
in Japanese お祝い, 祝賀会…
in Chinese (Simplified) 庆祝活动, 庆祝会…
in Turkish kutlama, ziyafet, eğlence…
in Russian празднование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慶祝活動, 慶祝會…
in Italian celebrazione, festeggiamento…
in Polish świętowanie…
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