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verb [transitive] congratulate pronunciation in American English /kənˈɡrætʃəˌleɪt/
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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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