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Noun: congratulations  kun,gra-chu'ley-shunz
  1. An expression of approval and commendation
    "he always appreciated congratulations for his work";
    - praise, kudos, extolment, pat on the back, hats off [informal], congrats [informal]
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

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

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