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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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From Old French partie.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
party

Plural
parti

party (parti)
  1. A social gathering for entertainment and fun.
    I'm throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday.
  2. (law) A person participating in a contract or legal action.
    The contract requires that the party of the first part pay the fee.
  3. A legal entity which represents a faction of the people from a country and is united under one specific political platform of issues.
    The green party took 12% of the vote.
  4. (In 18th & 19th century Britain) A parliamentary faction without a corresponding legal entity.
  5. A group of people travelling or attending an event together, or participating in the same activity.
    We're expecting a large party from the London office.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Active player characters organized into a single group.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Group of characters controlled by the player.

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Verb

Infinitive
to party

Third person singular
parties

Simple past
partied

Past participle
-

Present participle
partying

to party (third-person singular simple present parties, present participle partying, simple past and past participle partied)
  1. (intransitive) To celebrate at a party, to have fun, to enjoy oneself.
    We partied until the early hours.

Translations


Swedish

Noun

Inflection for party Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative party partyt partyn partyna
Genitive partys partyts partyns partynas
  1. Party; social gathering

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