Definition of congratulation
- Congratulations on your promotion.
Let me offer you my congratulations for being elected.
Please send her my congratulations.
I sent her a letter of congratulations.
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congratulations : a message telling someone that you are happy because of his or her success or good luck : words that congratulate someone
: the act of telling someone that you are happy because of his or her success or good luck : the act of congratulating someone
See words that rhyme with congratulation Spanish Central: Translation of congratulation Nglish: Translation of congratulation for Spanish speakers Britannica English: Translation of congratulation for Arabic speakers
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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