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holiday
British English: /ˈhɒlɪdeɪ/
American English: /ˈhɑləˌdeɪ/

Translation of holiday in German:

noun

  • 1 (day of recreation)
    [arbeits]freier Tag
    (day of festivity)
    Feiertag, der
    the whole country was given a holiday
    das ganze Land bekam einen Tag [arbeits]frei
    tomorrow is a holiday
    morgen ist frei/Feiertag
    bank holiday, → national holiday, → public holiday
  • 2in sing. or pl. (British English) (vacation)
    Urlaub, der
    (School)
    [Schul]ferien
    Pl.
    need a holiday
    urlaubsreif sein
    have a good holiday!
    schönen Urlaub!
    (at Christmas etc.)
    schöne Feiertage!
    go to Cornwall for one's holiday[s]
    im Urlaub/in den Ferien nach Cornwall fahren
    in Cornwall urlauben
    [colloquial]
    take or have a/one's holiday
    Urlaub nehmen od. machen/seinen Urlaub nehmen
    on holiday, on one's holidays
    im od. in seinem Urlaub
    be [away] on holiday or on one's holidays
    in od. im od. auf Urlaub sein
    go on [a] holiday or on one's holidays (leave work)
    in Urlaub gehen
    busman

adjective (attrib)

  • Urlaubs-/Ferien
    (stimmung, -pläne)
    (kleidung)

intransitive verb

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