Meaning of “congratulation” in the English Dictionary

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"congratulation" in British English

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

More examples

  • 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 on your engagement!

[ U ] the act of congratulating someone:

He sent her a note of congratulation on her election victory.

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

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