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party
American English: /ˈpɑrdi/
British English: /ˈpɑːti/

Translation of party in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (event) I was invited to a tea/dinner party
    me invitaron a un té/a una cena
    we're going to have o [colloquial] throw a party to celebrate it
    vamos a dar or hacer una fiesta para celebrarlo
    they gave her a party
    dieron una fiesta en su honor
    the party's over
    se acabó la fiesta
    (before noun) (mood)
    (game)
    de salón
    (dress)
    de fiesta
    Example sentences
    • Sometimes, caterers serving at parties and social gatherings order large quantities.
    • The hotel staff encourages the use of this area for social gatherings and parties.
    • A buffet of finger foods is the perfect way to serve guests at an anniversary party or wedding reception.
  • 2 (Politics) to join a party
    afiliarse a un partido
    (before noun) (member/worker/leader)
    del partido
    the party line
    la línea del partido
    Example sentences
    • Each ballot paper has a list of all registered political parties contesting the elections.
    • The Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties are contesting every seat.
    • It broke a 40-year monopoly of the two openly capitalist parties over working class politics.
  • 3 (group) they were a small party
    eran un grupo pequeño
    eran pocos
    (in hunting)
    are you one of our party?
    ¿usted forma parte de nuestro grupo?
    raiding party
    destacamento (masculine) de asalto
    Example sentences
    • After an unsuccessful trip his hunting party bought him a bear cub to shoot.
    • Private parties can book for trips along the coastline or upriver to Waterford.
    • The most organised person in our party had brought a torch, but we also had our own guide to help us find our way home.
  • 4 (person or body involved) a solution acceptable to both parties
    una solución aceptable para ambas partes
    a third party
    un tercero
    all parties concerned
    todos los interesados
    the guilty/innocent party
    el inocente/culpable
    the parties to the contract
    los firmantes or las partes del contrato
    to be (a) party to a suit
    ser parte litigante
    to be (a) party to a crime/deception
    ser cómplice de un crimen/engaño
    I will not be (a) party to that
    yo no me voy a prestar a eso
    yo no me voy a hacer cómplice de eso
    it is in the hands of an unnamed private party
    está en manos de un particular anónimo
    Example sentences
    • In such cases, resort to binding adjudication will require the agreement of all parties to the dispute.
    • She accused both parties in the dispute of losing sight of the fact that the people who were suffering most were the students.
    • This will delay the much needed reforms as the various parties dispute their respective responsibilities and the subject fades from public memory.

intransitive verb

  • [colloquial] (go to parties)
    ir a fiestas
    (have fun)
    divertirse
    she loves to party
    le encanta ir a fiestas/divertirse
    let's party!
    ¡vámonos de juerga! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Maybe it's because we just like music and dancing and partying and having a good time.
    • Everyone old and young brought their own food and drink and partied through to the early hours of the morning in the village square.
    • Some people just come for a drink, but still, the majority have come from partying.

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