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noun [countable] standing ovation pronunciation in British English
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singularstanding ovation
pluralstanding ovations
  1. an enthusiastic reaction to a performance or speech in which people stand and clap to show how much they enjoyed or approved of it

    Pavarotti was given a 20-minute standing ovation.

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