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verb [intransitive]     triumph pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participletriumphing
past tensetriumphed
past participletriumphed
  1. to win a great victory, or to have a great success

    It was the youngest team ever to triumph at the Olympics.

    triumph over:

    Common sense and friendliness triumphed over their problems (=solved them).

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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