celebration

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celebration(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of celebrating)
a. la celebración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The celebration of Thanksgiving is done according to each family's traditions.La celebración de Acción de Gracias se hace según las tradiciones de cada familia.
2. (event)
a. la celebración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The year-end celebration promises to be spectacular.La celebración de fin de año promete ser espectacular.
b. el festejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We are planning a birthday celebration for Melinda.Estamos planeando un festejo de cumpleaños para Melinda.
c. la fiesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The whole town comes together every September for the harvest celebration.El pueblo entero se une cada septiembre para la fiesta de la cosecha.
d. la festividad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many of the neighbors are going to participate in the Christmas celebrations this year.Varios de los vecinos van a participar en las festividades navideñas este año.
3. (praise)
a. la celebración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This painting is a celebration of life.Este cuadro es una celebración de la vida.
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celebration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la celebración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
celebrationsactos mpl conmemorativos
in celebrationen celebración
this calls for a celebration!¡esto hay que celebrarlo!
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celebration [ˌselɪˈbreɪʃən]
noun
1 (act) celebración (f); festejo (m)
in celebration of para celebrar
2 (party) fiesta (f); guateque (m); (festivity) festividad (f)
we must have a celebration hay que celebrarlo or festejarlo; hay que hacer una fiesta; the jubilee celebrations las conmemoraciones or los festejos del aniversario
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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