in celebration of

Definition of in celebration of

:as a way of celebrating
  • We're having a dinner in celebration of their anniversary.

Word by Word Definitions

celebrate play celebration
  1. : to perform (a sacrament or solemn ceremony) publicly and with appropriate rites

  2. : to honor (an occasion, such as a holiday) especially by solemn ceremonies or by refraining from ordinary business

  3. : to mark (something, such as an anniversary) by festivities or other deviation from routine


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