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- adj. Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. worthy of being applauded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. worthy of high praise
I and my collegues applaud the American tradition of TRUTH - and your questioning throughout our nation of claims of heroism is applaudable.
For the President to encourage children to work hard, get their diploma, go to college, and set goals for themselves is applaudable.
MR: You've taken your careers into your own hands and that's applaudable, and you're selling these huge amounts of records by self-promoting.
They kept close together, and covered for each other with applaudable distrust.
The economy of material for the design is quite applaudable.
While your attitude is applaudable, most prominent anti-abortion groups are also anti contraception and they don't tolerate anyone who is pro-life and pro-contraception.
(See Obama promotes nuclear-free world.) It is applaudable that the US and Russia systemtically reduce their nuclear stockpile and encourage every other nuclear power to do so.
While the intended action is by all words applaudable, "...beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be seen by them, for I say you have your reward."
As an aside, and on the side of techs off-stage or in the booths everywhere, Ms. England from above, I must commend you, that you were at a speaking engagement an HOUR BEFORE YOU ARE TO PRESENT is applaudable and laudable!
But again, the finale involves a medley of heart-warming songs that lifts the spirit of the movie to a new level, thanks to the applaudable preformance by the cast.
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