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1party/ˈpɑɚti/noun
pluralparties
1party
/ˈpɑɚti/
noun
pluralparties
Learner's definition of PARTY  
[count]
: a social event in which entertainment, food, and drinks are provided — often used before another noun
: an organization of people who have similar political beliefs and ideas and who work to have their members elected to positions in the government
law  : a person who is involved in a legal case or contract
— see also third party
formal  : someone or something that is involved in an activity — often + to
: a group of people who do something together — often + of

the life (and soul) of the party

— see 1life
2party/ˈpɑɚti/verb
partiespartiedpartying
2party
/ˈpɑɚti/
verb
partiespartiedpartying
Learner's definition of PARTY  
[no object]informal
: to have a party or be involved in a party : to spend enjoyable time eating, drinking, dancing, etc., with a group of people

— partying

noun,[noncount]
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