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Meaning of “congratulate” - Learner’s Dictionary

congratulate

verb [T]     /kənˈɡrætʃʊleɪt/
B2 to tell someone that you are happy because they have done something good or something good has happened to them: Did you congratulate Cathy on her engagement?Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
Translations of “congratulate”
in Arabic يُهَنِّيء…
in Korean 축하하다…
in Malaysian mengucapkan tahniah…
in French féliciter (qqn de qqch.)…
in Turkish tebrik etmek, kutlamak…
in Italian congratularsi con…
in Chinese (Traditional) 祝賀, 慶賀, 恭喜…
in Russian поздравлять…
in Polish gratulować…
in Vietnamese chúc mừng…
in Spanish felicitar…
in Portuguese congratular, parabenizar…
in Thai แสดงความยินดี…
in German gratulieren…
in Catalan felicitar…
in Japanese (人)にお祝いを言う…
in Indonesian mengucapkan selamat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祝贺, 庆贺, 恭喜…
(Definition of congratulate from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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