verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 (festejar) [éxito/cumpleaños/festividad] to celebrate hoy se celebra el centenario the centenary is being celebrated today celebran su fiesta nacional el 14 de julio they celebrate their national day on July 14 ¡esto hay que celebrarlo! this calls for a celebration! 1.2 [literario/literary] [belleza/valor/hazaña] to celebrate [literario/literary] 1.3 [chiste/broma] to laugh at
- 2 [formal] [noticia/resultado] to be delighted at, be very pleased at lo celebro mucho I'm absolutey delighted o/or really pleased celebro volver a verlo I am delighted o/or very pleased to see you again
- 3 3.1 [formal] [reunión/elecciones/juicio] to hold; [partido] to play el acto/la reunión se celebró en Caracas the ceremony/meeting was held o/or took place in Caracas celebrarán una reunión a puerta cerrada they will meet behind closed doors la final se celebra este domingo the final will be played o/or will take place this Sunday para celebrar una conferencia interurbana (España/Spain) to make a long-distance call 3.2 [misa] to say, celebrate; [boda] to perform, solemnize [formal] 3.3 [formal] [acuerdo/pacto/contrato] to sign
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