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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.
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ce•leb•ra•to•ry

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

celebratory

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

celebratory

[ˈsɛləbreɪtəri] adj [meal] → de fête
Let's have a celebratory drink! → Prenons un verre pour fêter ça!
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

celebratory

adj meal, drinkzur Feier des Tages
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

celebratory

[ˌsɛlɪˈbreɪtrɪ] adj (frm) → per celebrare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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For instance, one of the characteristics of other new historiographic works, according to Likhovski, is what he celebratorily sees as a more "complex" political judgment of certain historical phenomena.
Thus, in addition to being drunk, chaotic, or forgetful, the Rubaiydt is also, celebratorily, amateur.
It does not owe its inspiration solely to the celebratorily non-conflictual mode of lecture feminine, but also to the dislocating processes of performative identification that are given their fullest exposition in the writings of Judith Butler.