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English definition of “round of applause”

round of applause

C2 a period of time during which people are clapping: The singer got a big round of applause.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of round of applause from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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