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congratulationnoun

uk   /kənˌɡrætʃ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /kənˌɡrætʃ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/
congratulations [plural]

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  • He ​smiled his congratulations and ​left without another word.
  • Congratulations on ​your new ​job!
  • Congratulations! I ​hear you're getting ​married.
A2 something that you say when you ​want to ​congratulate someone: "I got the ​job." "Did you? Congratulations!" Congratulations onyourengagement!
[U] the ​act of ​congratulating someone: He ​sent her a ​note of congratulation on her ​electionvictory.
(Definition of congratulation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “congratulation”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对某人的)祝贺…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對某人的)祝賀…
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