Definition of ovation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ovation

 noun
noun
NAmE//oʊˈveɪʃn//
 
 
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enthusiastic clapping by an audience as a sign of their approval to give someone a huge/rapturous/rousing ovation The soloist got a ten-minute standing ovation (= in which people stand up from their seats).
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