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English definition of “party”

party

noun [C]     /ˈpɑːti/
EVENT A1 an event where people enjoy themselves by talking, eating, drinking, and dancing: a birthday party We're having a party to celebrate the occasion.Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
POLITICS B1 an organization that shares the same political beliefs and tries to win elections: a political party PoliticsPolitical movements and groups
GROUP a group of people who are working or travelling together: a party of touristsGroups of people
LEGAL one of the sides in a legal agreement or disagreement: the guilty party We hope to provide a solution that is acceptable to both parties. → See also the Conservative Party, the Democratic Party, the Green Party, the Labour Party, toe the (party) line, the Republican Party, search party, slumber party, third partyCourt cases, orders and decisions
(Definition of party noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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