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o·va·tion

 (ō-vā′shən)
n.
1. Enthusiastic, prolonged applause.
2. A show of public homage or welcome.
3. An ancient Roman victory ceremony of somewhat less importance than a triumph.

[Latin ovātiō, ovātiōn-, a Roman victory ceremony, from ovātus, past participle of ovāre, to rejoice.]

o·va′tion·al adj.
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ovation

(əʊˈveɪʃən)
n
1. an enthusiastic reception, esp one of prolonged applause: a standing ovation.
2. (Historical Terms) a victory procession less glorious than a triumph awarded to a Roman general
[C16: from Latin ovātiō rejoicing, from ovāre to exult]
oˈvational adj
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o•va•tion

(oʊˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an enthusiastic public acclamation, marked esp. by loud, prolonged applause.
2. (in ancient Rome) the ceremonial entrance of a commander whose victories did not warrant a triumph.
[1525–35; < Latin ovātiō, derivative of ovāre to celebrate an ovation]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ovation - enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)ovation - enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
credit, recognition - approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"
applause, clapping, hand clapping - a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
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ovation

noun applause, hand, cheering, cheers, praise, tribute, acclaim, clapping, accolade, plaudits, big hand, commendation, hand-clapping, acclamation, laudation He was pleasantly surprised by the ovation he received.
abuse, booing, ridicule, jeers, mockery, jibes, derision, heckling, catcalls
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ovation

noun
Approval expressed by clapping:
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Translations
تَصْفيق حاد
bifaldhyldestovation
ováció
hylling; lófaklapp
ovacija
ovācijas
çılgınca alkış

ovation

ʊˈveɪʃən] Novación f
to give sb an ovationovacionar a algn
to receive an ovationser ovacionado
to give sb a standing ovationponerse en pie or levantarse para ovacionar a algn
she got a standing ovation from the audienceel público se puso en pie or se levantó para ovacionarla, el público puesto en pie la ovacionó
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ovation

ʊˈveɪʃən] novation f
to receive an ovation → recevoir une ovation
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ovation

nOvation f, → stürmischer Beifall; to give somebody an ovationjdm eine Ovation darbringen, jdm stürmischen Beifall zollen; to get an ovationstürmischen Beifall ernten ? standing
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ovation

[əʊˈveɪʃn] novazione f
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ovation

(əˈveiʃən) , ((American) ou-) noun
cheering or applause etc to express approval, welcome etc. They gave the president a standing ovation
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