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Definition of "celebration" []

  • To rejoice in or have special festivities to mark (a happy day, event, etc) (verb)
  • To observe (a birthday, anniversary, etc) (verb)
  • To perform (a solemn or religious ceremony), esp to officiate at (Mass) (verb)
  • To praise publicly; proclaim (verb)
  • The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament (noun)

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  • The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities (noun)
  • The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event. (noun)
  • A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party. (noun)

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Use "celebration" in a sentence
  • "According to Pittsburgh's WPIX CHANNEL 11, the city has decided against another title celebration because of the unanticipated budget overruns it would cause, meaning that the Steel City is choosing to defend public services over jubilant Steelers fans."
  • "February 2nd, 2010 at 3: 51 pm alpuz3 says: oh, OSTLL … me thinks your celebration is a bit premature. context, kid … context."
  • "The negative reaction from his very public decision to leave the Cavaliers only worsened after an introductory event in Miami that was handled as if it were a title celebration -- actually it was more of a dynasty celebration."