holiday

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɒlɪˌdeɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɑlɪˌdeɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(holi dā′)


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holiday

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [federal, work, bank, religious, national] holiday
  2. UK: a [one, two, three] -week holiday
  3. UK: a [package, backpacking, luxury] holiday
  4. UK: [for, over] the [Christmas, summer, Easter] holiday
  5. happy holidays!
  6. [for] the [Christmas] holidays
  7. UK: go on holiday in [France]
  8. UK: take a holiday in [France]
  9. UK: am taking [five days'] holiday
  10. UK: am going on holiday [tomorrow, for a week]
  11. UK: is away on holiday
  12. UK: where are you going for the (summer) holidays?
  13. UK: have already booked our holiday (in)
  14. UK: had [fun, a great time] on holiday
  15. had fun over the holidays
  16. UK: this is [work, school], not a holiday!
n as adj
  1. a holiday [party, vacation]
  2. go on a holiday getaway
  3. UK: have a holiday home in
  4. UK: a (popular) holiday [resort, destination, place]
  5. holiday gift ideas
  6. [during, for] the holiday season
v
  1. UK: she holidays in [Hawaii, France]
  2. UK: holidaying in a [resort, caravan]
  3. UK: holidaying with (your) [friends, family]
  4. UK: (to) holiday in the [winter, summer]
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