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party

par·ty

party

 
pronunciation:
par ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: parties
definition 1: a group of people coming together to celebrate or have fun.
My daughter invited ten children to her birthday party.
 
similar words:
blast, celebration, function
definition 2: a group of people who share the same political opinions and beliefs.
Are you a member of a political party?
similar words:
league, side, union, wing
Word History
The word party comes from an early French word that means "divided" or "something divided or shared." "Party" was first used as a word for a social gathering in 1716.
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