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The successful candidates will be given extensive training.
a highly successful peacekeeping operation
We have been very successful in attracting some top quality firms to the area.
a successful businesswoman
Her children have all been successful in their chosen careers.
He described them as the most successful guitar band of the decade.
another highly successful year for the bank
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American English version of definition of successful
a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of successful from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.