Meaning of “standing ovation” in the English Dictionary

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

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standing ovationnoun [ C ]

us /ˈstæn·dɪŋ oʊˈveɪ·ʃən/

the activity of people standing and clapping to show their appreciation:

What began as applause turned into a long standing ovation.

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