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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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For increasing attention in joinery making programming with communication of industrial especialists and bazaar specialists, in ovational industrial pattern will produce.
They waste no time in bolting from their chairs and mining loose a roaring, hooting applause, an ovational overdrive unrivaled at any lecture in the previous five days.