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Synonyms for festival
ˈfɛs tə vəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. festival(noun)

    a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration


  2. festival, fete(noun)

    an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)

    "a drama festival"

    fiesta, feast, fete

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. festival(n.)

    feast, FÊTE, holiday, festive celebration, joyful anniversary, day of rejoicing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. festival(n)

    fête, banquet, feast, holiday

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    festivals, fest, section, eid, festive, sect, feast, holiday, celebration, festa

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How to use festival in a sentence?

  1. Di Wang:

    Steelmakers will still sell their iron ore stocks before the February Chinese Spring Festival because there are also expectations of further production cuts.

  2. Jean Baudrillard:

    There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.

  3. Timothy Barber:

    SalonQP is a public exhibition in London's finest art space, where you can talk directly to the brands and get up close with some of the world's most important watches and watchmakers, it's like going to a film festival and chatting to Martin Scorsese while he shows you his latest script.

  4. Robbie Collin:

    It's the most exciting press conference I have been at, I think. Cannes isn't known for its revelatory press conferences but that felt like a weird cinematic event in itself, what remains fascinating about Godard and his work, is that is he is the only director in competition so far, possibly the only one in the entire festival, whose films defy being chewed over in the course of a tweet or a thread of tweets.

  5. Spike Lee:

    To me the Cannes Film Festival( besides being the most important film festival in the world -- no disrespect to anybody) has had a great impact on my film career, you could easily say Cannes changed the trajectory of who I became in world cinema.

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