round of applause

noun phrase

Definition of round of applause

: a show of approval or appreciation at a play, speech, sporting event, etc., in which people strike their hands together over and over The audience gave the performers a big round of applause.

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“Round of applause.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/round%20of%20applause. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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