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noun    /ˈtrɑɪ·əmf/
a complete victory or success achieved esp. after great difficulties, making the result particularly satisfying: [C] The elimination of smallpox was one of medicine’s greatest triumphs. triumph    /ˈtrɑɪ·əmf/ verb [I] We visited Yorktown Battlefield on the York River, where in 1781 George Washington’s forces triumphed over the English army. triumphant    /trɑɪˈʌm·fənt/ adjective He made a triumphant return to the stage after several years working in television.
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