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British English: /sɛlɪˈbreɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌsɛləˈbreɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of celebration in German:


  • 1 (observing)
    Feiern, das
    (party etc.)
    Feier, die
    in celebration of
    aus Anlass
    + Gen. (with festivities)
    zur Feier
    + Gen.
    the celebration of Easter etc.
    das Feiern od. Begehen des Osterfestes
    the celebration on her birthday
    ihre Geburtstagsfeier
    the Coronation celebrations
    die Feierlichkeiten anlässlich der Krönung
    this calls for a celebration!
    das muss gefeiert werden!
  • 2 (performing) See examples:the celebration of the wedding/christening
    die Trauung[szeremonie]/Taufe
    the celebration of Communion
    die Feier der Kommunion

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