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American English: /ˈbæŋkwɪt/
British English: /ˈbaŋkwɪt/

Translation of banquet in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (have ceremonial meal)
    celebrar un banquete
    1.2 (have lavish meal)
    darse un banquete
    banquetearse [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Next it was to The Hall of Preserving Harmony which was used as the main banqueting hall and it was also the place where the elite scholars of China did their important examinations.
    • He built palaces and banqueting halls on the hill and held meetings of the other provincial kings every three years at which time they made laws and held festivals of music and sport.
    • It was proposed that the new multi-purpose building would provide a function room, banqueting hall, theatre and would cater for civil weddings.

transitive verb

  • darle un banquete a

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