exclamation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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exclamationnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌek.skləˈmeɪ.ʃən/
something you say or ​shoutsuddenly because of ​surprise, ​fear, ​pleasure, etc.: an exclamation of ​delight
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(Definition of exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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exclamationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌek·skləˈmeɪ·ʃən/
grammar a word that ​expressessuddenpain, ​surprise, ​anger, ​excitement, ​happiness, or other ​emotion: "Ouch," "​hey," and "​wow" are exclamations.
a ​suddenexpression of ​pleasure, ​surprise, ​agreement, etc.: exclamations of ​delight
(Definition of exclamation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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