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American English: /ˈfɛstəvəl/
British English: /ˈfɛstɪv(ə)l/

Translation of festival in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (Religion)
    Example sentences
    • We do celebrate more religious festivals than most schools, but the children enjoy it.
    • Here in Doi Tung, these tribal villagers continue to celebrate their ancient festivals and religious rituals.
    • When my sister taught at a junior school they celebrated all the religious festivals.
    1.2 (Cinema, Music, Theater) a pop festival
    un festival de música pop
    Example sentences
    • The films were hand picked by organisers who travelled and networked with major international film festivals.
    • Of course, the presence of two major international jazz festivals also contributes to the country's jazzy well-being.
    • It's great for films, festivals, concerts, and of course the opportunity to study at the university.
    1.3 (celebration)
    (before noun) (atmosphere)
    de fiesta

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