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festiveadjective

 us   /ˈfes·tɪv/
typical of a ​holiday when ​people are in a good ​humor and ​expect to have a good ​time: festive ​coloredlights
(Definition of festive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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festiveadjective

uk   us   /ˈfes.tɪv/
having or ​producinghappy and ​enjoyablefeelingssuitable for a ​festival or other ​specialoccasion: a festive ​mood/​occasion The ​halllooked very festive with ​itsChristmastree.
(Definition of festive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “festive”
in Spanish festivo…
in Vietnamese thuộc hoặc thích hợp với ngày lễ, ngày hội…
in Malaysian suka ria…
in Thai ที่รื่นเริง…
in French de fête…
in German festlich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节日的, 喜庆的, 欢乐的…
in Turkish şen, şenlikli, neşeli…
in Russian праздничный…
in Indonesian sukaria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節日的, 喜慶的, 歡樂的…
in Polish uroczysty, świąteczny…
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