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congratulation; an expression of good wishes: Felicitations on your graduation.
Not to be confused with:
facilitation – making easy or less difficult; assisting the progress of: The facilitation of your move will be made by the students.
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1. The act of expressing joy or acknowledgment, as for the achievement or good fortune of another.
2. often felicitations An expression of such joy or acknowledgment.
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a rare word for congratulation
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fe•lic•i•ta•tion(fɪˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən)
an expression of good wishes; congratulation.
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|Noun||1.||felicitation - (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another; "I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage"|
|2.||felicitation - the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration|
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
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