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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
References in classic literature ?
As it proceeded, all movement and all sound ceased, and the deep silence of an absorbed and waiting suspense settled upon the house; and when at last the words came, "THEY DO NOT EVEN RESEMBLE," a thundercrash of applause followed and the house sprang to its feet, but was quickly repressed by official force and brought to order again.
The president, Sir Francis M , made an important communication to his colleagues, in an address that was frequently interrupted by applause.
When she vanished there were long rollings of applause.
She rushed full gallop through her changes of character, her songs, and her dialogue; making mistakes by the dozen, and never stopping to set them right; carrying the people along with her in a perfect whirlwind, and never waiting for the applause.
But he got through safely, though cruelly scared, and got a fine round of applause when he made his manufactured bow and retired.
The two great merits of a stage proprietor, in England (judging by the rare applause of his cultivated customers), consisted in spending plenty of money on his scenery, and in hiring plenty of brazen-faced women to exhibit their bosoms and their legs.
Rebecca performed her part so well, and with such ghastly truth, that the spectators were all dumb, until, with a burst, all the lamps of the hall blazed out again, when everybody began to shout applause.
In that moment, down came the Invincible, with the rush of a whirlwind -- the courtly world rose to its feet and bent forward -- the fateful coils went circling through the air, and before you could wink I was towing Sir Launcelot across the field on his back, and kissing my hand to the storm of waving kerchiefs and the thunder-crash of applause that greeted me!
When the curtain at last fell, he burst into the stormiest applause, and kept it up--as did the whole house--until the afflictive tenor had come three times before the curtain to make his bow.
In point of fact, a thunderstorm did peal forth, but it was the thunder of applause, or cries, and of uproar which made the very hall tremble.
And the applause grew to a roar when Pinocchio, the famous Donkey, appeared in the circus ring.
The first scene, in which there was nobody particular, passed off calmly enough, but when Miss Snevellicci went on in the second, accompanied by the phenomenon as child, what a roar of applause broke out