celebratory

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Related to celebratorily: marvellously, swellingly

cel·e·brate

 (sĕl′ə-brāt′)
v. cel·e·brat·ed, cel·e·brat·ing, cel·e·brates
v.tr.
1. To observe (a day or event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing. See Synonyms at observe.
2. To perform (a religious ceremony): celebrate Mass.
3. To extol or praise: a sonnet that celebrates love.
4. To make widely known; display: "a determination on the author's part to celebrate ... the offenses of another" (William H. Pritchard).
v.intr.
1. To observe an occasion with appropriate ceremony or festivity.
2. To perform a religious ceremony.
3. To engage in festivities: went out and celebrated after the victory.

[Middle English celebraten, from Latin celebrāre, celebrāt-, to frequent, celebrate, from celeber, celebr-, frequented, famous.]

cel′e·bra′tion n.
cel′e·bra′tor n.
cel′e·bra·to′ry (sĕl′ə-brə-tôr′ē, sə-lĕb′rə-) adj.

ce•leb•ra•to•ry

(səˈlɛb rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)
adj.
serving or intended to celebrate: a celebratory feast.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.celebratory - used for celebrating
Translations

celebratory

[ˌselɪˈbreɪtərɪ] ADJ [event etc] → de celebración
let's have a celebratory dinnervamos a ofrecer una cena para celebrarlo

celebratory

[ˈsɛləbreɪtəri] adj [meal] → de fête
Let's have a celebratory drink! → Prenons un verre pour fêter ça!

celebratory

adj meal, drinkzur Feier des Tages

celebratory

[ˌsɛlɪˈbreɪtrɪ] adj (frm) → per celebrare
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