What is party?

  • (noun): A band of people associated temporarily in some activity.
    Example: "They organized a party to search for food"
    Synonyms: company
    See also — Additional definitions below

Party

A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, or recreation. A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing as well.

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Organisation Of The Communist Party Of The Soviet Union
... The organisation of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was based on the principles of democratic centralism ... The governing body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was the Party Congress which initially met annually but whose meetings became less ... Party Congresses would elect a Central Committee which, in turn, would elect a Politburo ...
Organisation Of The Communist Party Of The Soviet Union - Lower Levels
... At lower levels, the organizational hierarchy was managed by Party Committees, or partkoms (партком) ... The bottom level of the Party was the primary party organization (первичная партийная организация) or party cell (партийная ячейка) ... The management of a cell was called party bureau/partbureau (партийное бюро, партбюро) ...
History Of Scotland - Early 20th Century - War and Political Realignment
... known as the Conservatives in England and Wales, they adopted the name Unionist Party in Scotland ... Various organisations, including the Independent Labour Party, joined to make the British Labour Party in 1906, with Keir Hardie as its first chairman ...
History Of Scotland - Early 20th Century - Interwar Politics
... After World War I the Liberal Party began to disintegrate and Labour emerged as the party of progressive politics in Scotland, gaining a solid following among working classes of the urban lowlands ... However, the "Reds" operated within the Labour Party and had little influence in Parliament in the face of heavy unemployment the workers' mood changed to passive despair by the late ... from 1922 to 1923 and another Scot, Ramsey MacDonald, would be the Labour Party's first Prime Minister in 1924 and again from 1929-35 ...
Walter Mondale
... Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American Democratic Party politician who served as the 42nd Vice President of the United States (1977–1981 ... He was the Democratic Party's presidential candidate in the United States presidential election of 1984 ... Senator in late 1964 as a member of the Democratic Party upon the resignation of Hubert Humphrey, and held that post until 1976 ...

More definitions of "party":

  • (noun): A person involved in legal proceedings.
    Example: "The party of the first part"
  • (verb): Have or participate in a party.
    Example: "The students were partying all night before the exam"
  • (noun): An occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment.
    Example: "He planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
  • (noun): An organization to gain political power.
    Example: "In 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
    Synonyms: political party
  • (noun): A group of people gathered together for pleasure.
    Example: "She joined the party after dinner"

Famous quotes containing the word party:

    A peace is of the nature of a conquest,
    For then both parties nobly are subdued,
    And neither party loser.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Neither party expected for the war, the magnitude, or the duration, which it has already attained. Neither anticipated that the cause of the conflict might cease with, or even before, the conflict itself should cease.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    This Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing.
    Harold Wilson, Lord Riveaulx (1916–1995)