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One entry found for congratulate.
Main Entry: con·grat·u·late
Pronunciation: kschwan-primarystressgrach-schwa-secondarystresslamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -lat·ed; -lat·ing
Etymology: from Latin congratulatus "has wished joy," derived from Latin con-, com- "with, together" and gratulari "to wish joy," from gratus "pleasing, agreeable, thankful" --related to GRACE, GRATITUDE
: to express pleasure to on account of success or good fortune <congratulate the winner>

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