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festive

Pronunciation: /ˈfestɪv/

Translation of festive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • festivo, alegre the festive season las Navidades, las fiestas (de fin de año) we were in a festive mood estábamos muy alegres
    Example sentences
    • The district carol service and our own Marks and Spencer at Christmas remind us the festive season is nearly here.
    • Since we neared the festive season of Christmas parties have been going on nonstop.
    • The final act of Christmas, it marks the end of the festive season, I guess.

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