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Meaning of "gala occasion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GALA OCCASION

gala occasion  [ˈɡɑːləʳ əˈkeɪʒən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GALA OCCASION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gala occasion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GALA OCCASION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gala occasion in the English dictionary

The definition of gala occasion in the dictionary is a festive, social occasion.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GALA OCCASION


abrasion
əˈbreɪʒən
Anglo-Asian
ˌæŋɡləʊˈeɪʒən
corrasion
kəˈreɪʒən
decision
dɪˈsɪʒən
dermabrasion
ˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
dissuasion
dɪˈsweɪʒən
equation
ɪˈkweɪʒən
erasion
ɪˈreɪʒən
evasion
ɪˈveɪʒən
inequation
ˌɪnɪˈkweɪʒən
invasion
ɪnˈveɪʒən
microdermabrasion
ˌmaɪkrəuˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
mispersuasion
ˌmɪspəˈsweɪʒən
occasion
əˈkeɪʒən
overpersuasion
ˌəʊvəpəˈsweɪʒən
persuasion
pəˈsweɪʒən
pervasion
pɜːˈveɪʒən
preinvasion
ˌpriːɪnˈveɪʒən
reinvasion
ˌriːɪnˈveɪʒən
suasion
ˈsweɪʒən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GALA OCCASION

gala
gala day
gala dress
gala night
galactagogue
galactic
galactic circle
galactic equator
galactic halo
galactic plane
galactic poles
Galactico
galactometer
galactometry
galactophorous
galactopoiesis
galactopoietic
galactorrhoea
galactosaemia
galactosamine

WORDS THAT END LIKE GALA OCCASION

basion
commission
conversion
discussion
exclusion
expression
extension
fusion
home invasion
mission
nasion
on occasion
passion
permission
pitch invasion
rise to the occasion
sense of occasion
session
take occasion
tax evasion

Synonyms and antonyms of gala occasion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gala occasion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GALA OCCASION

Find out the translation of gala occasion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gala occasion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gala occasion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盛大场合
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ocasión de gala
570 millions of speakers

English

gala occasion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर्व अवसर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حفل بمناسبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

торжественное событие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gala ocasião
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গালা অনুষ্ঠান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gala occasion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Majlis gala
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gala- Anlass
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガラの機会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

갈라 행사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gala
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Nhân dịp dạ tiệc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காலா சந்தர்ப்பம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्सव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gala vesilesiyle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

occasione di gala
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uroczysta okazja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

урочиста подія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gală ocazie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gala ευκαιρία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glansgeleentheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gala tillfälle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

galla anledning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gala occasion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GALA OCCASION»

The term «gala occasion» is used very little and occupies the 155.225 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GALA OCCASION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gala occasion

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GALA OCCASION»

Discover the use of gala occasion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gala occasion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
But the reason this scene is so powerful is because the reader witnesses it through Scout's eyes, with a child's sense of anticipation and eagerness of this “ gala occasion,” even though to an adult with a sense of moral decency it is quite  ...
Harold Bloom, 2010
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World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for ...
Done with ceremony and pomp. a) It was a gala occasion and everybody wore suitably gala clothes. b. ) He plans to . . . add glamour to the Rue Royale restaurant by staging gala evenings (Newsweek Int. May 18, 1981:39). Gallia est omnis ...
Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie, Thomas J. Sienkewicz, 1999
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Word Origins
GALA A gala occasion is a festive, spectacular, celebratory occasion. Gala is a direct borrowing from the Italian gala, meaning holiday dress, festive clothes. It may come from the Arabic khil'a, "a presentation garment". Or it may come from the ...
Dhirendra Verma, 1999
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英語で考えるには:
Throughout the year the International House plans and gives all kinds of parties and festivals in which various national groups take responsibility, but the most interesting and gala occasion is Halloween, in October. Clad in their native ...
松本亨, 1978
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Princeton Alumni Weekly
J 1\IAi~zv' INTERESTING EVENTS ARE semanULED for the week-eiid of May 15th, which will be Princeton's first gala occasion of the spring. The Graduate Council will hold its semi-annual meeting on the evening of the 14th, and on Saturday ...
‎1919
6
Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus
gala noun the annual summer gala: fête, fair, festival, carnival, pageant, jubilee, jamboree, party, garden party, after-party, celebration; festivities. adjective a gala occasion: festive, celebratory, merry, joyous, joyful; diverting, entertaining, ...
‎2012
7
Noah in Atlantis
The journey itself was a gala occasion so that market excursions were often enjoyable holidays for us all and looked forward to with eager anticipation by many. My sisters, as they grew older, entered into these excursions with great ...
Oswald Walter Brunner
8
The New York Philharmonic: From Bernstein to Maazel
Critics (Tommasini included) suspected, however, that the Philharmonic's board did not want to dampen spirits on a gala occasion, which included a formal dinner following the concert. Tommasini was also critical of Maazel's choice of the ...
John Canarina, 2010
9
Yiddish in the Cold War
... in Izvestiia, the central organ of the Soviet Supreme Soviet. The next day, the main event took place in the Moscow Hall of Trade Unions. Surkov, Polevoy, azhaev, Vsevolod Ivanov and a few other literary lions took part in the gala occasion ...
Gennadiĭ Ėstraĭkh, Modern Humanities Research Association, 2008
10
Two Worlds
It was an unbelievable sight to us and probably for the rest of the colony, to see Samual and the Irish doctor, for this gala occasion, call a truce. They wandered off arm in arm, jibing at each other, towards the tables set with food . . . And, as if to ...
Noeline Slowgrove, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GALA OCCASION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gala occasion is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hardin Lions installed for 2015-2016
Hardin Lions Club had a gala occasion at their regular scheduled meeting on June 9, 2015. The club presented checks to its 2015 scholarship ... «Liberty Vindicator, Jul 15»
2
Speaker has yet to see all contracts for the new Parliament as works …
Personally I don't feel that Parliament should be a gala occasion. One should feel free to attend, smartly dressed, utilising a dress code fitting to ... «Malta Independent Online, Jul 15»
3
American Pharoah Ready for Saturday Evening Gala
It will be a gala occasion. The only thing missing will be Bert Parks singing, “Oh, there he goes, Mr. American . . . Pharoah.” Owned and bred by ... «Horse Racing Nation, Jun 15»
4
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015
The final of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is a grand gala occasion, with many of the world's opera professionals in attendance, and the ... «Classical Music, Jun 15»
5
Gala occasion for Moodiesburn
6-06-2015 Picture Jamie Forbes. Moodiesburn Gala Day. L/R Kenzie Martin 11, Niamh Whelehan 11, Carmen Milne 12 - St Michael's PS pupils ... «Kirkintilloch Herald, Jun 15»
6
Santa Anita, Del Mar pulling for American Pharoah
... Crown hopeful doesn't need any ancillary come-ons, but Newby promises there will be parties at every level to make it a more gala occasion. «GamingTodaySlotsToday, Jun 15»
7
Roscommon negotiate first hurdle easily in London
They can be very proud of their game. “On our own side certainly coming over here it is more or less a Gala occasion more than anything else. «Irish Times, May 15»
8
Review: Violinist Maxim Vengerov at the National Concert Hall
The 150th anniversary of the Great Exhibition of 1865 proves a gala occasion at the National Concert Hall with the return of celebrity Russian ... «Irish Independent, May 15»
9
Many happy returns
... ago, Elizabeth II has had two birthday celebrations every year – one actual in April, and the other an official gala occasion a few months later. «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Apr 15»
10
Gallery Roundup
Tickets, priced at £14 for two people, are still on sale for this gala occasion, which will also feature live music. According to organisers, this is an ... «Herald Scotland, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gala occasion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gala-occasion>. Jul 2019 ».
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