standing ovation


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Noun1.standing ovation - enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)standing 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
Translations
standing ovation
staande ovatie
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Education organisation Standing Ovation Project has teamed up with Birmingham-based hair and beauty wholesaler Aston & Fincher to create the new school in Erdington.
Meanwhile Cecile Licad opened the year with a recital at the Carnegie Hall (Weill Hall) where she got a standing ovation. She was thrice soloist of the Vallejo Symphony in its Shostakovich, Saint-Saens and Chopin concertos.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a two-day official visit to Turkey, gave a standing ovation to a Turkish band for beautifully playing a Pakistani national song.
"I only have 37 seconds, I wrote this 43 years ago," Winkler began after the audience gave him a standing ovation.
When the name of PTI chairman called for signing the roll call register, all the member of PTI stood from their seats, accorded standing ovation to their leader, besides thumping the desks.
Mr Trump and Mr Kim deserve a standing ovation for setting an example to the rest of the world to live and let live in peace.
[U.S.A.], June 11 (ANI): In an iconic moment, a statement made by Hollywood actor Robert De Niro earned him a standing ovation at the recently held 72nd edition of annual Tony Awards.
Britain's Got Talent fans were NOT happy last night after the judges gave a standing ovation to one truly bizarre act, which some branded "revolting".
Britain's Got Talent fans were NOT happy tonight after the judges gave a standing ovation to one truly bizarre act, which some branded "revolting".
And while I've never seen Parisians give a standing ovation before, here they rose to their feet multiple times.
Thirty years ago, if you'd suggested one day a man dressed in thick red lipstick, with purple nails and high heels, would get a standing ovation from a football crowd, the odds would have been similar to a tea towel winning the Grand National.
Rob King, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, a shareholder with The Koerber Company, PA in Hattiesburg, was one of 32 CPAs age 40 and under honored by the American Institute of CPAs' for their contributions to the areas of forensic accounting and business valuation with the Standing Ovation, which recognizes the best young CPAs in various specialty credential areas.