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triumphnoun

 us   /ˈtrɑɪ·əmf/
a complete victory or success achieved esp. after great difficulties, making the result particularly satisfying: [C] The elimination of smallpox was one of medicine’s greatest triumphs.
triumph
verb [I]  us   /ˈtrɑɪ·əmf/
We visited Yorktown Battlefield on the York River, where in 1781 George Washington’s forces triumphed over the English army.
triumphant
adjective  us   /trɑɪˈʌm·fənt/
He made a triumphant return to the stage after several years working in television.
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triumphnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈtraɪ.əmf/  us   /ˈtraɪ.əmf/
C1 a very great success, achievement, or victory (= when you win a war, fight, or competition), or a feeling of great satisfaction or pleasure caused by this: The book celebrates the hostages' remarkable triumph over appalling adversity. The signing of the agreement was a personal triumph for the prime minister. It was the Republican Party's third election triumph in a row. The eradication of smallpox by vaccination was one of medicine's greatest triumphs. The constitutional changes have been hailed as a triumph for democracy. The game ended in triumph for the home team. He returned in triumph from the sales with a half-price TV.

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triumphverb [I]

uk   /ˈtraɪ.əmf/  us   /ˈtraɪ.əmf/
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triumphnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈtraɪəmf/
a very great success or achievement, or a feeling of great satisfaction or pleasure caused by this: business/economic triumphstriumph for sb/sth The deal is a triumph for the company.triumph of sb/sth over sb/sth They see the free trade proposals as the triumph of corporate profits over individual and global well-being.

triumphverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈtraɪəmf/
to have a very great success or achievement: No model triumphed in all tests, but our top pick performed consistently well.triumph over sb/sth Here, central planners and power monopolies have triumphed over market economics.
(Definition of triumph from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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