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celebration

cel·e·bra·tion

celebration

 
 
pronunciation:
se l breI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of celebrating.
In the middle of the raucous celebration, somebody lit off firecrackers.The celebration of the winter solstice goes back hundreds of years.
synonyms:
commemoration, festivity, merrymaking, rejoicing
similar words:
festival, jubilation, jubilee, observance, occasion, revels
definition 2: anything that is planned or done in order to celebrate something.
Their anniversary celebration will be held at their favorite restaurant.
synonyms:
ceremony, commemoration, feast, festival, festivity, holiday, merrymaking, occasion, party, revel, rite, ritual, worship
similar words:
anniversary, bash, birthday, event, fete, gala, jamboree, jubilee, revelry, shindig
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similar to celebration
some actions involved in celebrating
some expressions of celebrating
some kinds of celebrations
some occasions for celebration
some parts of celebrations
some people associated with celebrating
some places for celebrating
some things used in celebrating
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