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English definition of “festivity”

festivity

noun uk   /fesˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
festivities [plural] the parties, meals, and other social activities with which people celebrate a special occasion: Come in and join the festivities!Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals [U] a situation in which people are happy and celebratingCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of festivity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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