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birthday

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɜːθdeɪ/
A1 the day on which someone was born, or the same date each year: She is celebrating her seventieth birthday. Happy Birthday! a birthday cake/party Describing age and birthdaysBirthdays and anniversaries
Translations of “birthday”
in Korean 생일…
in Arabic عيد ميْلاد…
in Portuguese aniversário…
in Catalan aniversari…
in Japanese 誕生日…
in Italian compleanno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生日…
in Russian день рождения…
in Turkish doğum günü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生日…
in Polish urodziny…
(Definition of birthday from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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