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verb [transitive]     congratulate pronunciation in British English
/kənˈɡrætʃʊleɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycongratulate
he/she/itcongratulates
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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