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celebration

Synonyms of celebration in English:

noun

  • 1 the school's celebration of its 50th birthday
    commemoration, observance, honouring, salute to, marking, keeping
  • 2 this is a cause for celebration
  • 3 a birthday celebration
    party, function, gathering, event, affair, occasion, festivities, festival, fete, carnival, gala, jamboree;
    West Indian jump-up;
    Jewish simcha
    informal do, bash, get-together, blowout, rave
    British informal rave-up, thrash, knees-up, jolly, beanfeast, bunfight, beano
    South African informal jol
  • 4 the celebration of the Eucharist
    observance, performance, officiation, solemnization
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