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ap·plause

 (ə-plôz′)
n.
1. Approval expressed especially by the clapping of hands.
2. Praise; commendation: a scientific discovery that won critical applause.

[Medieval Latin applausus, from past participle of Latin applaudere, to applaud; see applaud.]

applause

(əˈplɔːz)
n
appreciation or praise, esp as shown by clapping the hands

ap•plause

(əˈplɔz)

n.
1. hand clapping as a demonstration of approval or appreciation.
2. acclaim; acclamation.
[1590–1600; < Medieval Latin applausus, Latin: beating of wings]
ap•plau•sive (əˈplɔ sɪv, -zɪv) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applause - a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands togetherapplause - a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
ovation, standing ovation - enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
hand - a round of applause to signify approval; "give the little lady a great big hand"
handclap - a clap of the hands to indicate approval
round - an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"

applause

noun ovation, praise, cheering, cheers, approval, acclaim, clapping, accolade, big hand, commendation, hand-clapping, approbation, acclamation, eulogizing, plaudit They greeted him with thunderous applause.

applause

noun
1. Approval expressed by clapping:
Translations
تَصْفيقتَصْفيق إسْتِحْساني
potlesk
bifaldapplaus
aplodit
pljesakaplauz
taps
lófatak
拍手
박수
aplavzploskanje
applåd
การปรบมือแสดงความชื่นชม
tiếng vỗ tay tán thưởng

applause

[əˈplɔːz] N
1. (= clapping) → aplausos mpl
a round of applause for Peter!¡un aplauso para Peter!
there was loud applausesonaron fuertes aplausos
2. (= approval) → aprobación f; (= praise) → alabanza f, aplauso m
to win the applause ofganarse la aprobación de

applause

[əˈplɔːz] n (= clapping) → applaudissements mpl

applause

n no plApplaus m, → Beifall m (also fig), → Klatschen nt; to be greeted with applausemit Applaus or Beifall (also fig)begrüßt werden; to win somebody’s applausebei jdm Beifall finden

applause

[əˈplɔːz] napplauso (fig) → lode f, elogio

applaud

(əˈploːd) verb
to praise or show approval, by clapping the hands. to applaud a speech / a singer.
apˈplause (-z) noun
praise or approval, expressed by clapping. The President received great applause at the end of his speech.

applause

تَصْفيق potlesk bifald Applaus χειροκρότημα aplauso aplodit applaudissements pljesak applauso 拍手 박수 applaus applaus oklaski aplauso аплодисменты applåd การปรบมือแสดงความชื่นชม alkış tiếng vỗ tay tán thưởng 鼓掌
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