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- (UK) IPA(key): /əˈplɔːd/
- (US) IPA(key): /əˈplɔd/
- (cot–caught merger) IPA(key): /əˈplɑd/
Audio (GA) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɔːd
applaud (plural applauds)
- (transitive, intransitive) To express approval (of something) by clapping the hands.
- After the performance, the audience applauded for five minutes.
- (transitive, intransitive) To praise, or express approval for something or someone.
- Although we don't like your methods, we applaud your motives.
to express approval by clapping
to praise, or express approval by words
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