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adjective as in celebratory

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There were several private event bookings, the annual fundraising gala, and gift shop sales through a partnership with a local retailer.

From Quartz

In 2016, I attended an American Alpine Club gala with leaders of the outdoor community.

Say “charity gala” and what immediately comes to mind are men in suits, women with pearls, and a stuffy hotel ballroom with a dance band.

From Fortune

Not all nonprofits can afford to hire events professionals to throw their galas, though Chenault mentions this industry is underutilized by nonprofits.

From Fortune

Over the past two years, Time has held high ambitions of expanding its Time 100 awards program from a magazine special and a gala to an events and membership franchise.

From Digiday

And with the variety we have at the gala — Thom Browne, Sarah Burton, Carolina Herrera — those are three very different worlds.

You got a lot of publicity for having your butt grabbed on the red carpet at the Met Gala.

The only YouTube videos of her are paparazzi-style entrances and exits at gala events and business meetings.

Wylie and I speak at the Figure Skating in Harlem gala on April 7, an annual event that raises money for the nonprofit.

Some of the biggest names in corporate America were celebrated at the gala event, including AT&T, Viacom, Nike, and Boeing.

I intended to meet you at Oakland and take you directly up to Lumalitas, where everything was to have been in gala array.

Thus, on April 15, 1112, the bourgeois merchants and artisans of the city of Laon were in gala since early morning.

One evening the court was to attend a gala performance to be given in the Tuileries.

But the great gala-days were the theatrical performances which took place twice a week.

Shining silver buttons set off a coat which plainly belonged to his gala suit.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gala, such as: festive, joyful, gay, bright, colorful, and convivial.

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