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verb [transitive]     congratulate pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecongratulating
past tensecongratulated
past participlecongratulated
  1. to tell someone that you are pleased about their success, good luck, or happiness on a special occasion

    The men were all congratulating one another warmly.

    congratulate someone on something:

    I congratulated him on his recent promotion.

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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