Definition of 'carnival'
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Within the stadium there was almost a carnival atmosphere. Broken Lives (1993)It was an air similar to that of a festival or carnival. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Music and carnival are the best examples of that. The Sun (2014)There was a sort of carnival atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a carnival atmosphere in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The whole thing has a carnival atmosphere with the right ratio of fear to fun. The Sun (2012)The game began in a carnival atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both the carnival atmosphere of sketches like these and the comedy conjuring were enhanced by colour for the first time. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)It really was a carnival atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In fact, we were about the only ones visiting the carnival rides. Christianity Today (2000)There was a carnival atmosphere inside the Etihad all night. The Sun (2013)The atmosphere was part carnival, part convention of oddballs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's like a carnival atmosphere. The Sun (2008)I have vivid recollections of the carnival atmosphere in the build-up to the game. The Sun (2009)Unsurprisingly, few teams can have topped their table with such little fanfare and there was little in the way of a carnival atmosphere yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's the annual carnival no one seems to enJoy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Crowds assemble patiently in Southend-on-Sea in 1927 for the annual carnival parade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's a one-stop solution for boosting the carnival atmosphere and reducing unwanted marching time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'carnival'
British English: carnival /ˈkɑːnɪvl/ NOUN
A carnival is a public festival with music, processions, and dancing.
- American English: carnival
- Arabic: كَرْنَفَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: carnaval
- Chinese: 狂欢节
- Croatian: karneval
- Czech: karneval
- Danish: karneval
- Dutch: carnaval
- European Spanish: feria
- Finnish: karnevaali
- French: carnaval
- German: Karneval
- Greek: καρναβάλι
- Italian: carnevale
- Japanese: カーニバル
- Korean: 카니발
- Norwegian: karneval
- Polish: karnawał
- European Portuguese: carnaval
- Romanian: carnaval
- Russian: карнавал
- Spanish: carnaval
- Swedish: karneval
- Thai: งานฉลองของมวลชน
- Turkish: karnaval
- Ukrainian: карнавал
- Vietnamese: ngày hội
Definition of carnival from the Collins English Dictionary
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