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holiday

noun uk   /ˈhɒl.ɪ.deɪ/ us    /ˈhɑː.lɪ-/
A1 [C or U] UK ( UK informal holidays, UK informal hols, US vacation) a time when someone does not go to work or school but is free to do what they want, such as travel or relax: a camping/skiing holiday Have you decided where you're going for your holiday(s) this year? Patricia is on holiday next week. How many days' holiday do you get with your new job? We thought we'd go to France for our summer holiday. Surely the school holidays start soon.B1 [C] an official day when you do not have to go to work or school: a public holiday St Patrick's Day is a holiday in Ireland. holidays [plural] US the time at the end of December and beginning of January each year that includes Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year : We were at home for the holidays.
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verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈhɒl.ɪ.deɪ/ us    /ˈhɑː.lɪ-/ UK ( US vacation)
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