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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 Korean 축하하다…
in Arabic يُهَنِّيء…
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 Spanish felicitar…
in Portuguese congratular, parabenizar…
in German gratulieren…
in Catalan felicitar…
in Japanese (人)にお祝いを言う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祝贺, 庆贺, 恭喜…
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