standing ovation

  • 1 standing ovation — Ovation O*va tion, n. [L. ovatio, fr. ovare to exult, rejoice, triumph in an ovation; cf. Gr. ? to shout: cf. F. ovation.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A lesser kind of triumph allowed to a commander for an easy, bloodless victory, or a victory over slaves.… …

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  • 2 standing ovation — standing o vation noun count an enthusiastic reaction to a performance or speech in which people stand and CLAP to show how much they enjoyed or approved of it: Pavarotti was given a 20 minute standing ovation …

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  • 3 standing ovation — standing ovations N COUNT If a speaker or performer gets a standing ovation when they have finished speaking or performing, the audience stands up to clap in order to show its admiration or support …

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  • 4 standing ovation — n. an enthusiastic outburst of applause in which some or all members of the audience rise to their feet * * * …

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  • 5 standing ovation — ► NOUN ▪ a period of prolonged applause during which the audience rise to their feet …

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  • 6 standing ovation — n. an enthusiastic outburst of applause in which some or all members of the audience rise to their feet …

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  • 7 Standing ovation — A standing ovation is a form of applause where members of a seated audience stand up while applauding. This action is done on special occasions by an audience to show their approval and is done after extraordinary performances of particularly… …

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  • 8 Standing Ovation — Beifall während des Texas State Society s Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball Beifall (ursprünglich mit der allgemeinen Bedeutung „Zustimmung“, vgl. einer Meinung beifallen) beschreibt den Ausdruck der Billigung oder des Gefallens einer Darbietung …

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  • 9 Standing ovation — Une standing ovation pour Michael Moore au Festival de Cannes 2007 pour son film Sicko. Une standing ovation ou ovation debout, est une forme d applaudissement où les spectateurs initialement assis se mettent debout …

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  • 10 standing ovation — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms standing ovation : singular standing ovation plural standing ovations an enthusiastic reaction to a performance or speech in which people stand and clap to show how much they enjoyed or approved of it Pavarotti …

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  • 11 standing ovation — noun enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ovation • Hypernyms: ↑recognition, ↑credit • Part Meronyms: ↑applause, ↑hand clappin …

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  • 12 standing ovation — stan·ding o·va·tion loc.s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} manifestazione di forte consenso del pubblico che si alza in piedi alla fine di uno spettacolo per acclamare con un ovazione {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: ingl. standing ovation… …

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  • 13 standing ovation — {{hw}}{{standing ovation}}{{/hw}}locuz. sost. f. inv. Applauso lungo e caloroso tributato dal pubblico in piedi. ETIMOLOGIA: locuz. ingl., propr. ‘ovazione (ovation) in piedi (standing)’ …

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  • 14 standing ovation — /stændɪŋ oʊˈveɪʃən/ (say standing oh vayshuhn) noun a burst of applause in which the audience members rise clapping from their seats to show special respect or admiration. {standing (def. 9) + ovation} …

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  • 15 standing ovation — noun Enthusiastic applause given by people who rise from a sitting position …

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  • 16 standing ovation — enthusiastic response, very favorable reception (often accompanied by loud applause) …

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  • 17 standing ovation — noun a period of prolonged applause during which the audience rise to their feet …

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  • 18 Ovation (disambiguation) — Ovation may refer to: Ovation, an ancient Roman military award. Ovation Award, an annual award from the Los Angeles Theatre Alliance Ovation (TV channel) (US) Ovation Channel (Australia) Ovation Guitar Company A standing ovation Ovation… …

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  • 19 Ovation — O*va tion, n. [L. ovatio, fr. ovare to exult, rejoice, triumph in an ovation; cf. Gr. ? to shout: cf. F. ovation.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A lesser kind of triumph allowed to a commander for an easy, bloodless victory, or a victory over slaves. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 standing O — n. [Slang] short for STANDING OVATION * * * …

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