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birth·day

 (bûrth′dā′)
n.
1. The day of one's birth.
2. The anniversary of one's birth.
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birthday

(ˈbɜːθˌdeɪ)
n
1.
a. an anniversary of the day of one's birth
b. (as modifier): birthday present.
2. the day on which a person was born
3. any anniversary
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birth•day

(ˈbɜrθˌdeɪ)

n.
1. the anniversary of a birth.
2. the day of a person's birth.
3. a day commemorating the founding or beginning of something.
[1350–1400]
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anniversary

birthday
1. 'anniversary'

An anniversary is a date when you remember something special that happened on that date in an earlier year.

It's our wedding anniversary today.
They celebrated the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth.
2. 'birthday'

Don't refer to the anniversary of the date when you were born as your 'anniversary'. You call it your birthday.

On my twelfth birthday I received a letter from my father.
It was 10 December, my daughter's birthday.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birthday - an anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)birthday - an anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)
anniversary, day of remembrance - the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
2.birthday - the date on which a person was bornbirthday - the date on which a person was born
date, day of the month - the specified day of the month; "what is the date today?"
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Translations
عِيد الـمِيلادعيدُ ميلاد الشَّخص
narozeniny
fødselsdag
syntymäpäivä
rođendan
születésnap
afmælisdagur
誕生日
생일
narodeniny
rojstni dan
födelsedag
วันเกิด
ngày sinh nhật

birthday

[ˈbɜːθdeɪ]
A. N [of person] → cumpleaños m inv; [of event etc] → aniversario m
on my 21st birthdayel día en que cumplo/cumplí 21 años
happy birthday!¡feliz cumpleaños!
B. CPD birthday cake Ntarta f de cumpleaños
birthday card Ntarjeta f de cumpleaños
birthday party Nfiesta f de cumpleaños
birthday present Nregalo m de cumpleaños
birthday suit N in one's birthday suit (hum) → en cueros
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

birthday

[ˈbɜːrθdi ˈbɜːrθdeɪ]
nanniversaire m
When's your birthday? → Quelle est la date de ton anniversaire?
modif [celebration, greetings] → d'anniversairebirthday bash n (= birthday party) → fête f d'anniv birthday boy nprincipal intéressé mbirthday cake ngâteau m d'anniversairebirthday card ncarte f d'anniversairebirthday girl nprincipale intéressée fbirthday party nfête f d'anniversaire
to have a birthday party → faire une fête pour son anniversairebirthday present ncadeau m d'anniversairebirthday suit n
in one's birthday suit (= naked) [man] → en costume d'Adam ; [woman] → en costume d'Ève birth defect nanomalie f congénitale
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

birthday

nGeburtstag m; what did you get for your birthday?was hast du zum Geburtstag bekommen?; birthday celebrationsGeburtstagsfeierlichkeiten pl; on my birthdayan meinem Geburtstag ? happy

birthday

:
birthday cake
nGeburtstagskuchen mor -torte f
birthday card
Birthday honours
pl (Brit) → Titel- und Ordensverleihungen pl (am offiziellen Geburtstag des britischen Monarchen)
birthday party
nGeburtstagsfeier f; (with dancing etc) → Geburtstagsparty f; (for child) → Kindergeburtstag m
birthday present
birthday suit
n (inf)Adams-/Evaskostüm nt (inf); in one’s birthdayim Adams-/Evaskostüm (inf)
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birthday

[ˈbɜːθˌdeɪ]
1. ncompleanno
2. adj (present, party, cake) → del or di compleanno
in my/his birthday suit (fam) → come mamma m'ha/l'ha fatto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

birth

(bəːθ) noun
1. (an) act of coming into the world, being born. the birth of her son; deaf since birth.
2. the beginning. the birth of civilization.
birth control
prevention of the conception of children.
ˈbirthday noun
the anniversary of the day on which a person was born. Today is his birthday; (also adjective) a birthday party.
ˈbirthmark noun
a permanent mark on the skin at or from birth. She has a red birthmark on her face.
ˈbirthplace noun
the place where a person etc was born. Shakespeare's birthplace.
ˈbirthrate noun
the number of births per head of population over a given period.
give birth (to)
(of a mother) to produce (a baby) from the womb. She has given birth to two sets of twins.
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birthday

عِيد الـمِيلاد narozeniny fødselsdag Geburtstag γενέθλια cumpleaños syntymäpäivä anniversaire rođendan compleanno 誕生日 생일 verjaardag fødselsdag urodziny aniversário день рождения födelsedag วันเกิด doğum günü ngày sinh nhật 生日
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

birthday

n. cumpleaños, natalicio.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Collins Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

birthday

n cumpleaños m; Happy birthday!..¡Feliz cumpleaños!
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