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congratulation

noun uk   us   /kənˌɡræt.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
congratulations [plural]
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A2 something that you say when you want to congratulate someone: "I passed my driving test yesterday." "Did you? Congratulations!" Congratulations on your engagement!
[U] the act of congratulating someone: He sent her a note of congratulation on her election victory.
Translations of “congratulation”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對某人的)祝賀…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对某人的)祝贺…
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