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English definition of “felicitations”

felicitations

noun [plural] uk   /fəˌlɪs.ɪˈteɪ.ʃənz/ old-fashioned or humorous us  
an expression used to wish someone happiness, or to praise or show approval: May I offer my felicitations on your engagement.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of felicitations from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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