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fest

 (fĕst)
n.
A gathering or occasion characterized by a specified activity. Often used in combination: a music fest; a chilifest.

[From German Fest, festival, from Middle High German fest, from Latin fēstum; see feast.]
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fest

(fɛst)
n
a. a meeting or event at which the emphasis is on a particular activity: a fashion fest.
b. (in combination): schmaltz-fest; lovefest.
[C19: from German Fest festival]
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Translations

fest

[fest] N film festfestival m de cine
gore festorgía f de sangre
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fest

n (inf)Festival nt; film/jazz festFilm-/Jazzfestival nt; gore fest (= film)blutrünstiger Film
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GewissermaBen nebenher setzt sich Stadler zudern kritisch mit festem agyptolo-gischen Inventar, wie etwa dem von Brunner-Traut gepragten Begriff der Aspektive auseinander (vgl.
`fuzziness') and Jaberg (1917) of a "Popularbegriff mit festem Kern und unscharfen Grenzen" `popular concept with a fixed core and fuzzy edges', this seems to equate with the "modern" idea of fuzziness.