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ap·plaud / əˈplôd/ • v. [intr.] show approval or praise by clapping: the crowd whistled and applauded | [tr.] his speech was loudly applauded. ∎  [tr.] show strong approval of (a person or action); praise: Jill applauded the decision.

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applaud XV. — L. applaudere, f. AP- + plaudere clap (see PLAUDIT), partly after F. applaudir.
So applause XV. — L. applauses, f. applaus-, pp. stem of applaudere.

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Applause ★★★ 1929

Morgan plays a down-and-out burlesque star trying to protect her fresh from the convent daughter. Definitely dated, but a marvelous performance by Morgan. Film buffs will appreciate this early talkie. 78m/B VHS, DVD . Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Henry Wadsworth, Dorothy (Dorothy G. Cummings) Cumming; D: Rouben Mamoulian; C: George J. Folsey. Natl. Film Reg. '06.

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ap·plause / əˈplôz/ • n. approval or praise expressed by clapping: they gave him a round of applause.

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