congratulation

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con·grat·u·la·tion / kənˌgrachəˈlāshən; -ˌgrajə-/ • n. an expression of praise for an achievement or good wishes on a special occasion; the act of congratulating: he began pumping the hand of his son in congratulation. ∎  (congratulations) words expressing congratulation: our congratulations to the winners| [as interj.] congratulations on a job well done!