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English definition of “triumphant”


adjective     /traɪˈʌm.fənt/
having achieved a great victory (= winning a war or competition ) or success , or feeling very happy and proud because of such an achievement : It seemed as though the whole city had turned out for their team's triumphant homecoming . She emerged triumphant from the court after all the charges against her were dropped because of a lack of evidence . She made a triumphant return to the stage after several years working in television .Successful (things or people)Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport triumphantly     /-li/ adverb Bob triumphantly announced his promotion .Successful (things or people)Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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