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birthday

Pronunciation: /ˈbɜːrθdeɪ; ˈbɜːθdeɪ/

Translation of birthday in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of person) cumpleaños (masculine); (of institution etc) aniversario (masculine) we have the same birthday cumplimos años el mismo día what do you want for your birthday? ¿qué quieres para tu cumpleaños? happy birthday! ¡feliz cumpleaños! the association celebrates its 30th birthday this year la asociación celebra su 30o aniversario este año (before noun/delante del nombre) [cake/card/party/present] de cumpleaños the birthday boy/girl el (niño)/la (niña) del cumpleaños, el cumpleañero/la cumpleañera (Latin America/América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • Family and friends gathered around a huge birthday cake singing Happy Birthday.
    • Steve has made this cake on his birthday for his colleagues with an overwhelming positive response.
    • On our birthdays we have a cake and smiley-face stickers.
    Example sentences
    • Meanwhile, this Saturday is open day at the Hunt as the museum celebrates its seventh birthday.
    • The Big Issue in Scotland will also celebrate its seventh birthday on 29 June.
    • Google, celebrating its seventh birthday today, has revamped its video search service.

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