Is the word "party" implied in "barbecue"? and is it general to use this word (barbecue) like this?
Yes, it is implied that a barbecue (BBQ) is a type of social gathering or party. You do not need to add the word "party" after it, it can be used as is. Ex: My family is having a barbecue this weekend. Do you wanna come? Ex: Let's get together and have a barbecue.
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