celebratory
adjective see celebrate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • celebratory — [[t]se̱ləbre͟ɪtəri, AM se̱lɪbrətɔːri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A celebratory meal, drink, or other activity takes place to celebrate something such as a birthday, anniversary, or victory. That night she, Nicholson and the crew had a celebratory dinner …   English dictionary

  • celebratory — adj. Celebratory is used with these nouns: ↑dinner, ↑drink, ↑feast, ↑gunfire, ↑lunch, ↑mood …   Collocations dictionary

  • celebratory — cel|e|bra|to|ry [ˌselıˈbreıtəri US ˈseləbrəto:ri] adj [only before noun] done in order to celebrate a particular event or occasion ▪ Join us for a celebratory drink in the bar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • celebratory — cel|e|bra|to|ry [ sə lebrə,tɔri, seləbrə,tɔri, British ,selə breıt(ə)ri ] adjective a celebratory meal, drink, etc. is one that you have in order to celebrate a special event …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • celebratory — adjective (only before noun) done in order to celebrate a particular event or occasion: Join us for a celebratory drink in the bar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • celebratory — UK [ˌseləˈbreɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [səˈlebrəˌtɔrɪ] adjective a celebratory meal, drink etc is one that you have in order to celebrate a special event …   English dictionary

  • celebratory — ce•leb•ra•to•ry [[t]səˈlɛb rəˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. cvb serving or intended to celebrate: a celebratory feast[/ex] • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • celebratory — celebrate ► VERB 1) mark (a significant occasion) with an enjoyable activity. 2) engage in festivities to mark a significant occasion. 3) honour or praise publicly. 4) perform (a religious ceremony), in particular officiate at (the Eucharist).… …   English terms dictionary

  • celebratory — See celebration. * * * …   Universalium

  • celebratory — adjective That forms part of a celebration …   Wiktionary

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