Meaning of “applause” in the English Dictionary

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"applause" in British English

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applausenoun [ U ]

uk /əˈplɔːz/ us /əˈplɑːz/

(Definition of “applause” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"applause" in American English

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applausenoun [ U ]

us /əˈplɔz/

the action or sound made by a number of people clapping their hands repeatedly to show their enjoyment or approval, esp. of a performance or speech

(Definition of “applause” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)