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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Congratulations. Often used in the plural.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of felicitating; expression of joy for another's happiness or good fortune; congratulation.
  • n. Synonyms Congratulation, Felicitation. See congratulation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
  • n. the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration

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