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Anonymous asked in 藝術與人文詩詞與文學 · 1 decade ago

holiday and festival

What's the difference between the two words "holiday" and " festival?"

Can I say Mother Day is a festival?

Update:

And what days are holidays but they are not festivals,

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  • 1 decade ago
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    奇摩字典

    holiday

    n. (名詞 noun)[C]

    節日,假日;休息日,休業日

    Friday is a holiday in Muslim countries.

    在回教國家裡星期五是假日。

    同義字

    同義:

    n.節日,假日;假期

    vacation

    leave

    furlough

    同義參見:

    occasional

    day

    festival

    relaxation

    summer 1

    fiesta

    off

    festival

    節日,喜慶日[C]

    Christmas is one of the major festivals in the United States of America.

    耶誕節是美國的主要節日之一。

    (定期舉行的)音樂節,戲劇節[C]

    Our city holds a music festival every year.

    我們市每年舉辦音樂節。

    慶祝活動;紀念活動[C]

    hold a festival on Independence Day

    在獨立紀念日舉辦慶祝會

    歡樂,喜慶

    同義字

    http://tw.dictionary.yahoo.com/search?ei=UTF-8&p=f...

    基本上這兩字的意義很近

    但festival 有特殊節日的意義

    所以如果你想要說

    Mother Day is a festival

    應該也不會有問題

    Source(s): 奇摩字典
  • 1 decade ago

    I like the answer. Thanks a lot.

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