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the festive seasonnoun [S]

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the ​period around ​Christmas and New Year
(Definition of the festive season from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the festive season”
in Chinese (Simplified) (圣诞节和新年的)节期…
in Chinese (Traditional) (聖誕節和新年的)節期…
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