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festive

adjective
 
 
/ˈfestɪv/
happy and enjoyable because people are celebrating: a festive mood/occasion What are you doing for the festive season (= Christmas)?Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingCelebrating and entertaining
festivity
 
 
/fesˈtɪvəti/ noun [U]
a period when people are happy and celebratingCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
Translations of “festive”
in Spanish festivo…
in French de fête…
in German festlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節日的, 喜慶的, 歡樂的…
in Russian праздничный…
in Turkish şen, şenlikli, neşeli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节日的, 喜庆的, 欢乐的…
in Polish uroczysty, świąteczny…
(Definition of festive from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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