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feast

Pronunciation: /fiːst/

Translation of feast in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (banquet) banquete (masculine), festín (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Traditional elements of the festival, including the gourmet dinner, restaurant meal deals and roving feasts, will remain.
    • We collect donations and the leftovers of wedding feasts and feed the poor.
    • Medieval banquets, Viking feasts, dinner parties, wedding ceremonies, conferences and exhibitions: you name it, this venue can do it.
    1.2 (abundance) a feast of colors un derroche de color(es) a feast of entertainment un sinfín de diversiones it's either feast or famine no hay término medio, las cosas van de un extremo al otro
  • 2 [Religion/Religión] fiesta (feminine) the Feast of Corpus Christi el día de Corpus (Christi)
    Example sentences
    • In Russian tradition, name days - feasts of major saints - are more important than birthdays.
    • The most distinctive buildings, events, customs, and ideas are Catholic, from the many community churches and chapels, to the saints' days' feasts, to the week-long wakes in the homes of the dead.
    • The biggest holiday among Basques is the feast of their patron saint, Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • festejar to feast on sth darse* un festín de algo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • agasajar to feast oneself on sth darse* un festín de algo to feast one's eyes (on sth) regalarse los ojos or la vista (con algo)

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