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congratulation Explained

congratulation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[kəng'rætʃə'leıʃən]

congratulation at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1438, from L. congratulationem, from congratulari "wish joy," from com- "together" + gratulari "give thanks, show joy," from gratus "agreeable." ///

congratulation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S3 n [U]
1 congratulations: a) used when you want to congratulate someone// --'I've just passed my driving test!' 'Congratulations!'// congratulations on// --Congratulations on a superb performance!// b) words saying you are happy that someone has achieved something// --Give Oscar my congratulations.//
2 when you tell someone that you are happy because they have achieved something or because something nice has happened to them: --letters of congratulation//

CONGRATULATION at English => English (devils) Of Explained:

hong1 chan3middle class
to ascend to the mi

congratulation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "congratulation":
accolade, adulation, apotheosis, bepraisement, deification, eloge,
encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise, flattery,
glorification, glory, hero worship, homage, hommage, honor,
idolatry, idolizing, kudos, laud, laudation, lionizing,
magnification, meed of praise, overpraise, paean, panegyric,
praise, tribute

congratulation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 (congratulations) [pl.] a message congratulating sb (= saying that you are happy about their good luck or success):
to offer / send your congratulations to sb
2 (Congratulations!) used when you want to congratulate sb:
'We're getting married!' 'Congratulations!' * Congratulations on your exam results!
3 [U] the act of congratulating sb:
a letter of congratulation

Congratulation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Congratulation \Con*grat`u*la"tion\, n. [L. congratulatio: cf.
F. congratulation.]
The act of congratulating; an expression of sympathetic
pleasure.

With infinite congratulations for our safe arrival.
--Dr. J.
Scott.

congratulation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

congratulation
n 1: the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for
celebration [syn: {felicitation}]
2: (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or
good fortune of another; "I sent them my sincere
congratulations on their marriage" [syn: {felicitation}]

congratulation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* Inter: l » en|gratulation Inter: qualifier » archaic

Etymology

Inter: prefix » con|gratulation, cognate with Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » sc=polytonic|congratulor||tr=congrātulor|I congratulate|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • The act of congratulating.

    Synonyms

    * See also Category: Wikisaurus:praise -

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » act of congratulating
    • Arabic: Inter: Arab » تهنئة (táhni’a) {{f}}
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|շնորհավորում|tr=šnorhavorum, Inter: t- » hy|շնորհավորանք|tr=šnorhavorank'
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|поздравление|n, Inter: t- » bg|честитка|f
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|祝賀|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|祝贺|tr=zhùhè|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|gratulace|f, Inter: t- » cs|blahopřání|n
    • Dutch: gelukwens {{m}}, felicitatie {{f}}
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|gratulon
    • Finnish: onnittelu, onnitteleminen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|félicitations|f|p
    • German: Glückwunsch {{m}}, Beglückwünschung {{f}}
    • Hebrew: כל הכבוד (kol ha-kavod) (all the honor)
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|congratulazione|f
    • Korean: 축하합니다 (chukhahamnida)


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Kurdish:
  • : Sorani: Inter: ku-Arab » پیرۆزبایی کردن
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|gratulatio|f|alt=grātulātiō
  • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|cogherjys|m
  • Persian: Inter: fa-Arab » مبارک باشه (mobarak bashe)
  • Polish: gratulacje {{p}}
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|parabéns|m|p, Inter: t+ » pt|felicitação|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|поздравление|n|tr=pozdravlénije
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|felicitación|f
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|hongera
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|gratulation|c, Inter: t- » sv|lyckönskan|c, Inter: t- » sv|lyckönskning|c
  • Turkish: tebrikler
  • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|benovip

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * congratulate
    • self-congratulation


    Translation: cs » congratulation
    Translation: et » congratulation
    Translation: es » congratulation
    Translation: eo » congratulation
    Translation: fa » congratulation
    Translation: fr » congratulation
    Translation: ko » congratulation
    Translation: hy » congratulation
    Translation: io » congratulation
    Translation: id » congratulation
    Translation: kn » congratulation
    Translation: sw » congratulation
    Translation: hu » congratulation
    Translation: mg » congratulation
    Translation: ml » congratulation
    Translation: ja » congratulation
    Translation: pl » congratulation
    Translation: ru » congratulation
    Translation: sm » congratulation
    Translation: ta » congratulation
    Translation: te » congratulation
    Translation: vi » congratulation
    Translation: zh » congratulation