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Noun: congratulation  kun,gra-chu'ley-shun
  1. The act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    - 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";
    - felicitation

Derived forms: congratulations

Type of: expression, speech act, verbal expression, verbalism

Encyclopedia: Congratulation