a round of applause

a period of time when an audience reacts by clapping their hands

I want you all to give her a big round of applause.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • round of applause — noun An outburst of clapping among a group or audience. And please give all of the fantastic performers a big round of applause for their efforts this evening! …   Wiktionary

  • (a) round of applause — a round of applause phrase a period of time when an audience reacts by clapping their hands I want you all to give her a big round of applause. Thesaurus: communicative soundshyponym Main entry: round …   Useful english dictionary

  • applause — applause, acclamation, acclaim, plaudits denote public expression of approbation. Applause usually suggests loudness or liveliness of demonstration and often carries its literal implication of clapping hands {she waited until the applause died… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • Round — (round), n. 1. Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. The golden round [the crown]. Shak. [1913 Webster] In labyrinth of many a round self rolled. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • round — round1 W2S2 [raund] adv, prep especially BrE also around 1.) surrounding or on all sides of something or someone ▪ We sat round the table playing cards. ▪ Gather round! I have an important announcement to make. ▪ He put his arm gently round her… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • applause — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deafening, loud, thunderous, tumultuous (esp. BrE) ▪ enthusiastic, rapturous, warm, wild ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • applause — n. 1) to draw, get, win applause for 2) heavy, lengthy, prolonged; light, weak; loud, thunderous applause 3) a burst; ripple; round of applause 4) to (the) applause (she appeared on stage to the thunderous applause of her admirers) * * * [ə… …   Combinatory dictionary

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