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holiday meaning

EN[ˈhɒlɪdeɪ] [ˈhɑləˌdeɪ]
US
WHoliday
  • A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work, are suspended or reduced.
  • The concept of holidays has most often originated in connection with religious observances. The intention of a holiday was typically to allow individuals to tend to religious duties associated with important dates on the calendar.
  • In many societies there are important distinctions between holidays designated by governments and holidays designated by religious institutions.
EN Holiday
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
      Related Links:
      1. en holidays
      2. en holidayed
      3. en holidayer
      4. en holidayers
      5. en holidayfic
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of holiday for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "holiday" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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