Definition of 'celebration'
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And news about a wedding in the family sparks a celebration. The Sun (2016)One year and one month since it had its last anniversary celebrations. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Civil servants have been warned that bringing cake into work for birthdays and celebrations could be a public health hazard. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She can spark more celebrations today. The Sun (2016)The competition provides a celebration of football life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You see the fans and those of celebrations and people love to see that. The Sun (2009)Bonus season will no longer be an annual celebration of so many riches for so few. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Plus full reports and images from the anniversary celebration today and tomorrow thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he was not planning any great celebrations last night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The whole squad joined in the celebrations with a wild dance on the touchline. The Sun (2014)Winning a place on a team will spark a family celebration. The Sun (2008)But the celebrations were telling as well. The Sun (2012)Working on a project together can draw you closer and funds a love celebration in the autumn. The Sun (2008)The return of a relative you miss could spark a celebration. The Sun (2008)Then came a service of celebration. Christianity Today (2000)Rarely has such a quiet, unassuming display prompted such effusive praise and raucous celebration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In its annual celebration of all things nautical, the world indoors is turning white and blue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But her profile includes snaps of her 25th birthday celebrations. The Sun (2015)He was not the only soap actor to overdo the celebrations on Wednesday night. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'celebration'
British English: celebration /ˈsɛlɪˌbreɪʃən/ NOUN
A celebration is a special enjoyable event that people organize because something pleasant has happened or because it is someone's birthday or anniversary.
Their supporters had little cause for celebration.
- American English: celebration
- Arabic: اِحْتِفَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: celebração
- Chinese: 庆典
- Croatian: proslava
- Czech: oslava
- Danish: fejring
- Dutch: viering
- European Spanish: celebración
- Finnish: juhlat
- French: célébration
- German: Feier
- Greek: εορτασμός
- Italian: celebrazione
- Japanese: 祝い
- Korean: 축하
- Norwegian: feiring
- Polish: świętowanie
- European Portuguese: celebração
- Romanian: sărbătoare
- Russian: празднование
- Spanish: celebración
- Swedish: firande
- Thai: การฉลอง
- Turkish: kutlama
- Ukrainian: святкування
- Vietnamese: việc tổ chức ăn mừng
Definition of celebration from the Collins English Dictionary
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