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cocktail partynoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​formalparty with ​alcoholicdrinks, usually in the early ​evening
(Definition of cocktail party from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cocktail partynoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑk·teɪl ˌpɑr·t̬i/
a party, usually in the early ​evening, at which ​drinks are ​served
(Definition of cocktail party from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cocktail party”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸡尾酒会(通常安排在傍晚时分)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雞尾酒會(通常安排在傍晚時分)…
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