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English definition of “festival”

festival

noun [C]     /ˈfestɪvəl/
PERFORMANCE B1 a series of special events, performances, etc that often takes place over several days: a dance/music festival the Berlin Film FestivalCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
RELIGION B1 a special day or period when people celebrate something, especially a religious event: the Jewish festival of HanukkahCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of festival noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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