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ovationnoun [C]

uk   /əʊˈveɪ.ʃən/  us   /oʊ-/
an ​occasion when a ​crowd of ​peopleexpressesgreatenjoyment and/or ​approval of something with ​loud and ​longclapping: She was given a standing ovation (= the ​crowdstood up while they ​clapped) at the end of her ​speech.
(Definition of ovation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ovationnoun [C]

 us   /oʊˈveɪ·ʃən/
loudclapping that ​expresses a crowd’s ​greatenjoyment or ​approval of something: At the end of the ​program, the ​dancersreceived a ​thunderous ovation.
(Definition of ovation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ovation”
in Spanish ovación…
in Vietnamese sự tung hô…
in Malaysian tepuk sanjungan…
in Thai การปรบมือให้อย่างดังและนาน…
in French ovation…
in German die Ovation…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欢呼, 热烈鼓掌…
in Turkish coşkulu alkış, aşırı tazahürat…
in Russian овация…
in Indonesian tepuk tangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歡呼, 熱烈鼓掌…
in Polish owacja…
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