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English definition of “triumphal”

triumphal

adjective     /traɪˈʌm.fəl/
describes something that celebrates a great victory (= winning a war or competition)or success: Shortly after his triumphal entry into Havana in January 1959, Castro spoke on television for seven hours without a break. Her popularity has declined since her triumphal return from exile two years ago.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailuresWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of triumphal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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