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noun [countable] birthday pronunciation in American English /ˈbɜrθˌdeɪ/ 
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singularbirthday
pluralbirthdays
  1. the day each year that has the same date as the one on which you were born

    It's her seventeenth birthday tomorrow.

    Her birthday is on June 7th.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] intended to celebrate someone's birthday

      a birthday party/card/present

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