Definition of 'applaud'
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You first notice your new partner where people are applauding. The Sun (2016)We can only applaud the move and look forward to hearing the results. The Sun (2013)They keep on coming for far longer than the audience can possibly applaud. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Others applaud her courage for speaking out against the cartels. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We applaud him for acting on it. The Sun (2015)Many clients regarded him applauded the fact that he would dispense advice without being the least judgmental. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many people will applaud the transformation for the diversity and enrichment that it has brought. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Last night the move was applauded by relatives who have campaigned tirelessly to obtain the full facts. The Sun (2009)The audience then applauded themselves with fervour. The Sun (2011)He got embarrassed and kept nodding his head as the people continued to applaud. Christianity Today (2000)It makes us so happy when audiences abroad applaud us so much. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At just after midnight the audience stands to applaud. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nobody applauded and few people noticed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why can't they simply wait until the singer has finished and then applaud both acts? The Sun (2012)But on top of this, we must applaud his courage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With people still applauding, he jumped off the stage and made his way straight towards me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who are the audience applauding, and why? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He applauded plans to move the marathon to night-time and pointed out that runners had passed out in previous day races. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many in the US would quietly applaud such a move. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I applaud her courage, and wish her well. The Sun (2013)A third leading Pru shareholder said that the move would be applauded by investors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As a matter of fact, I applaud this. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'applaud'
British English: applaud /əˈplɔːd/ VERB
When a group of people applaud or applaud someone, they clap their hands to show that they have enjoyed a performance.
I didn't applaud him because it was a very bad speech.
- American English: applaud
- Arabic: يُصَفِّقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aplaudir
- Chinese: 鼓掌
- Croatian: pljeskati
- Czech: zatleskat
- Danish: klappe
- Dutch: applaudiseren
- European Spanish: aplaudir transitivo
- Finnish: taputtaa käsiään
- French: applaudir
- German: applaudieren
- Greek: χειροκροτώ
- Italian: applaudire
- Japanese: 拍手を送る
- Korean: 박수를 치다
- Norwegian: applaudere
- Polish: klasnąć
- European Portuguese: aplaudir
- Romanian: a aplauda
- Russian: аплодировать
- Spanish: aplaudir
- Swedish: applådera
- Thai: ปรบมือ
- Turkish: alkışlamak
- Ukrainian: аплодувати
- Vietnamese: vỗ tay tán thưởng
Definition of applaud from the Collins English Dictionary
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