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Definition of resounding adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1very great synonym emphatic a resounding victory/win/defeat The evening was a resounding success. The question was answered with a resounding yes.
  2. 2(of a sound) very loud and continuing for a long time synonym resonant The boulder hit the ground with a resounding thud.
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adverb The candidate was resoundingly defeated.
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