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festivity

Pronunciation: /fesˈtɪvəti/

Translation of festivity in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (celebration) (usually plural/generalmente en plural) celebración (feminine), festividad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The annual Killybegs Festival was an extravaganza of display and festivity to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation.
    • Even though the appearance put in by the celebrity was all too brief (her name did not figure in the invitation card), the dose of glamour proved to be just the kind of kick start desired by the organisers, in this season of festivity.
    • In an age when every moment of festivity is celebrated only by being swallowed by the endless advertising of Multi-National Corporations, it's easy to forget what life truly is about.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (merriment) fiesta (feminine)

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