- standing ovation
- standing ovation ► NOUN ▪ a period of prolonged applause during which the audience rise to their feet.
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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.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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 … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
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 … English dictionary
standing ovation — n. an enthusiastic outburst of applause in which some or all members of the audience rise to their feet * * * … Universalium
standing ovation — n. an enthusiastic outburst of applause in which some or all members of the audience rise to their feet … English World dictionary
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… … Wikipedia
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 … Deutsch Wikipedia
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 … Wikipédia en Français
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 … English dictionary
standing ovation — noun enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ovation • Hypernyms: ↑recognition, ↑credit • Part Meronyms: ↑applause, ↑hand clappin … Useful english dictionary