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She found the photos on my phone and ranted and raved for hours. The Sun (2016)At the time of its construction it received rave reviews. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She also wrote a book of healthy sweet recipes that gets rave reviews on Amazon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After two months away from the show due to stress and exhaustion she returned in July to rave reviews. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Crown's reviews are raves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fitness festivals In the same way some people are now raving sober, other s are going to festivals for health reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I'm big on the front page of both, raved about in one and torn to shreds in the other. The Sun (2016)To rave about this performance is tantamount to wilful blindness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These pious raves are often unsupported by quotation. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)We will find that out without people ranting and raving or big long speeches. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How many parents would drive their daughter around to play at illegal raves? The Sun (2015)You can read their rave reviews here. The Sun (2015)She also received rave reviews from the judges. The Sun (2010)House music and rave culture consumed a generation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will swear at them and rant and rave. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Rail enthusiasts rave about its enormous signal box. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But surely people were constantly raving about the way she looked? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He would rant and rave and shout. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fans rave about the health and nutrition benefits of munching on mouldy meals. The Sun (2015)Four police officers and a police dog were injured when they were called to shut down an illegal rave. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cornwall police yesterday sealed off a farm after learning it was going to be the site of an illegal rave. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were also raving about gifts they'd been sent by fans. The Sun (2012)There were still beautiful people in raves, but really nobody cared that much. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Locals have been horrified by the flocks of tourists heading to their town for all-night raves and bar crawls. The Sun (2014)AFTER its rave reviews you might have expected the frankly stunning cold war spy thriller to be far higher on the chart. The Sun (2011)So far, this year's vintage has received mostly rave reviews. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Russian fans were still dancing at the all-night rave and there was only time for a few hours' sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Celebs also raved online about the ITV show's revamp. The Sun (2011)We wailed as our pop heroes sang of teenage love, reflecting our own angst, and remember the fantastic surge of energy from that rave in a field. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'rave'

British English: rave /reɪv/ NOUN
A rave is a big event at which young people dance to electronic music in a large building or in the open air.
...an all-night rave.
  • American English: rave
  • Arabic: هَذْي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rave
  • Chinese: 吹捧
  • Croatian: rave
  • Czech: technopárty
  • Danish: rave
  • Dutch: rave knalfuif
  • European Spanish: elogio
  • Finnish: ylistävä arvostelu
  • French: rave
  • German: Schwärmerei
  • Greek: γλέντι
  • Italian: rave
  • Japanese: べたぼめ
  • Korean: 광란의 파티
  • Norwegian: begeistret omtale
  • Polish: zaślepienie
  • European Portuguese: rave
  • Romanian: rave
  • Russian: рэйв-вечеринка
  • Latin American Spanish: fiesta electrónica
  • Swedish: rejvfest
  • Thai: งานเต้นรำของวัยรุ่น
  • Turkish: dans partisi
  • Ukrainian: вечірка
  • Vietnamese: bữa tiệc linh đình
British English: rave /reɪv/ VERB
If someone raves, they talk in an excited and uncontrolled way.
`What is wrong with you, acting like that?' she raved.
I saw a picture of him raving at a referee.
  • American English: rave
  • Arabic: يَهْذي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: delirar
  • Chinese: 咆哮
  • Croatian: buncati
  • Czech: blouznit
  • Danish: tale i vildelse
  • Dutch: razen
  • European Spanish: delirar
  • Finnish: houria
  • French: délirer
  • German: toben
  • Greek: παραληρώ
  • Italian: vaneggiare
  • Japanese: わめく
  • Korean: 종잡을 수 없는 말을 하다
  • Norwegian: snakke over (seg)
  • Polish: wrzasnąć w delirium
  • European Portuguese: delirar
  • Romanian: a delira
  • Russian: бредить
  • Latin American Spanish: delirar
  • Swedish: tala lyriskt om
  • Thai: พูดเพ้อเจ้อ
  • Turkish: abuk sabuk konuşmak
  • Ukrainian: говорити безладно
  • Vietnamese: nói như điên như dại

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