the holiday season


: the time from November until the beginning of January during which many holidays are celebrated
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Recent Examples on the Web Retail losses were expected after the holiday season, which uses a lot of temporary workers, and this year was no different with 6,800 jobs lost. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Mar. 2023 Still, the company saw a surge in advertising revenue, hitting $11.6 billion over the holiday season, which was up 23 percent from a year earlier. Caitlin Huston, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Mar. 2023 The star previously praised her daughter's kind heart late last year as the pre-teen decided to make some treats for a local animal rescue during the holiday season. Tracey Harrington McCoy, Peoplemag, 17 Mar. 2023 But late last year, the chain started opening shops again in the US, hoping to capitalize on the holiday season. Harish Pullanoor, Quartz, 16 Mar. 2023 One of the most popular handbags on the streets of New York Fashion Week was the Puppets and Puppets Tinsel bag, which was first released last year ahead of the holiday season. Frances Solá-Santiago,, 15 Mar. 2023 Throughout the holiday season, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores hosted 550 events including luxury jewelry dinners and activations of new shops. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 15 Mar. 2023 The technology upgrades come months after Southwest canceled over 15,000 flights during the holiday season, which left millions of passengers stranded amid the chaos, and resulted in government hearings. Michael Cappetta, Travel + Leisure, 8 Mar. 2023 Circle members spent three times more than non-members during the holiday season. George Anderson, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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“The holiday season.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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