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congratulations

exclamation
 
 
/kənˌɡrætʃʊˈleɪʃənz/
A2 something that you say when you want to congratulate someone: Congratulations on doing an outstanding job. I hear you're getting married. Congratulations!Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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