Definitions for celebrationˌsɛl əˈbreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cel•e•bra•tionˌsɛl əˈbreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act of celebrating.

  2. the festivities engaged in to celebrate something.

Origin of celebration:

1520–30; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebration, jubilation(noun)

    a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event

  2. celebration, festivity(noun)

    any joyous diversion

  3. celebration, solemnization, solemnisation(noun)

    the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual

    "the celebration of marriage"

Wiktionary

  1. celebration(Noun)

    The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament

  2. celebration(Noun)

    The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities

  3. celebration(Noun)

    The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event.

  4. celebration(Noun)

    A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celebration(noun)

    the act, process, or time of celebrating

Freebase

  1. Celebration

    "Celebration" is a number one hit song released in 1980 by Kool & the Gang from their album Celebrate!.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'celebration' in Nouns Frequency: #1776


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

celebration(noun)

birthday celebrations.

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