Definition of 'applause'
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He toured the country to rapturous applause. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It passed by 14 votes to nil and was greeted with loud applause in the packed chamber. The Sun (2016)Off he went on 83 minutes to a thunderous round of applause that was almost as loud as the noise over the Etihad last night. The Sun (2016)The result is an extraordinarily eclectic mixture that has drawn applause but also raised a few eyebrows. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The theatre is packed and the applause rapturous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was no wonder he sat down to such thunderous applause. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The crowd roars its approval with thundering applause and a standing ovation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)During his final years the applause grew louder and the perception of him changed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He received rapturous applause as his image was flashed up on the giant screen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Applause was loudest from the stand bearing his name. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Such was the rapturous applause that he was dragged out for a second time to take a bow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The spectators gave them rapturous applause. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was greeted with rapturous applause. The Sun (2008)You shine at work, find winning answers in contests and can win applause from an audience. The Sun (2014)She cleared the course without fault, drawing huge applause. The Sun (2012)To that, he would always say litter and that would win him applause. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This provoked thunderous applause from the 13,000 people attending the meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The applause was so thunderous, the walls were shaking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was cheered on by thunderous applause from the crowd and screams of'You can do it! Times, Sunday Times (2012)He received thunderous applause on his first game back after a six-month ban. The Sun (2015)The noble art of self-defence in all its aesthetic glory will always draw polite applause from appreciative audiences. The Sun (2006)I once got a round of applause from the people in the cafe for finishing one! The Sun (2012)Win ugly and win applause. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These attacks drew loud applause. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I won't have to be driven by the desire for more applause or more approval. Christianity Today (2000)If he does, he'll win applause from all sides. The Sun (2014)By ushering Britain through the exit door, he will win applause at home. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So I'm going to sit back and enjoy watching him get the appreciation and applause he so deserves. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'applause'
British English: applause /əˈplɔːz/ NOUN
Applause is the noise made by a group of people clapping their hands to show approval.
They greeted him with thunderous applause.
- American English: applause
- Arabic: تَصْفيق
- Brazilian Portuguese: aplauso
- Chinese: 鼓掌
- Croatian: pljesak
- Czech: potlesk
- Danish: bifald
- Dutch: applaus
- European Spanish: aplauso
- Finnish: aplodit
- French: applaudissements
- German: Applaus
- Greek: χειροκρότημα
- Italian: applauso
- Japanese: 拍手
- Korean: 박수 손뼉을 치다
- Norwegian: applaus
- Polish: oklaski
- European Portuguese: aplauso
- Romanian: aplauze
- Russian: аплодисменты
- Spanish: aplauso
- Swedish: applåd
- Thai: การปรบมือแสดงความชื่นชม
- Turkish: alkış
- Ukrainian: оплески
- Vietnamese: tiếng vỗ tay tán thưởng
Definition of applause from the Collins English Dictionary
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