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Few things parallel the bonding that occurs post-performance when congratulatory remarks are awarded, regrets are confessed, and gossip is exchanged.
Kat Edmonson

Meaning of "congratulatory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONGRATULATORY

congratulatory  [kənˌɡrætʃʊˈleɪtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONGRATULATORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Congratulatory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONGRATULATORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of congratulatory in the English dictionary

The definition of congratulatory in the dictionary is expressing pleasure that something nice has happened to someone. Other definition of congratulatory is expressing praise for something that someone has done.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONGRATULATORY


adulatory
ˌædjʊˈleɪtərɪ
anovulatory
ˌænɒvjʊˈleɪtərɪ
circulatory
ˌsɜːkjʊˈleɪtərɪ
compilatory
ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪtərɪ
copulatory
ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪtərɪ
deregulatory
diːˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
escalatory
ˌeskəˈleɪtərɪ
expostulatory
ɪksˈpɒstjʊˌleɪtərɪ
jaculatory
ˌdʒækjʊˈleɪtərɪ
matriculatory
məˌtrɪkjʊˈleɪtərɪ
oscillatory
ˌɒsɪˈleɪtərɪ
postulatory
ˈpɒstjʊˌleɪtərɪ
regulatory
ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
revelatory
ˌrevəˈleɪtərɪ
self-congratulatory
ˌselfkənɡrætʃʊˈleɪtərɪ
self-regulatory
ˌsɛlfrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
stridulatory
ˈstrɪdjʊˌleɪtərɪ
tabulatory
ˌtæbjʊˈleɪtərɪ
translatory
trænsˈleɪtərɪ
ventilatory
ˈvɛntɪˌleɪtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONGRATULATORY

congrats
congratters
congratulable
congratulant
congratulate
congratulation
congratulations
congratulative
congratulator
congree
congreet
congregant
congregate
congregation
Congregation of the Oratory
congregational
Congregational Church
Congregationalism
Congregationalist
congregationally

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONGRATULATORY

ambulatory
anti-inflammatory
conservatory
defamatory
derogatory
directory
discriminatory
explanatory
exploratory
inflammatory
laboratory
mandatory
migratory
obligatory
observatory
participatory
predatory
preparatory
purgatory
research laboratory
respiratory

Synonyms and antonyms of congratulatory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «congratulatory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONGRATULATORY

Find out the translation of congratulatory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of congratulatory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «congratulatory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

祝贺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

felicitación
570 millions of speakers

English

congratulatory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बधाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تهنئة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поздравительном
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

congratulações
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভিনঁদনসূচক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de félicitations
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tahniah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Glückwunsch-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

祝いの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

축하
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Congratulatory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ca ngợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாழ்த்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अभिनंदन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tebrik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

congratulazioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gratulacyjny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вітальному
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

felicitare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συγχαρητήριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gelukwensing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gratulations
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gratulasjons
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of congratulatory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGRATULATORY»

The term «congratulatory» is regularly used and occupies the 67.512 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGRATULATORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about congratulatory

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QUOTES WITH «CONGRATULATORY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word congratulatory.
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Kat Edmonson
Few things parallel the bonding that occurs post-performance when congratulatory remarks are awarded, regrets are confessed, and gossip is exchanged.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONGRATULATORY»

Discover the use of congratulatory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to congratulatory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Everyone's a Winner: Life in Our Congratulatory Culture
With humor and insight, Best argues that status affluence fosters social worlds and, in the process, helps give meaning to life in a large society.
Joel Best, 2011
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congratulatory address on befalf of the students
george w. elliott. second ; your hands to strengthen by a sincere good will and a hearty co-operation. In the several and special fields of science that now exist in the two departments for which I speak, and in such others as from time to time ...
george w. elliott, 1873
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A Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James Boswell, Esq: ...
On His Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with the Celebrated Dr. Johnson Peter Pindar. POSTSCRIPT. S Mr. BoswnLL's Journal hath afforded such universal pleasure' by the relation of minute incidents, and the great Moralist'sopinion. ofsi  ...
Peter Pindar, 1786
4
Congratulatory Ode, to General Sir William Howe, on his ...
CONGRATULATORY ' X; X 0 E, I la' .],-L:5z(x,\n GENERAL SIR WILLIAM HOWE, jL ON HIS si RETURN FROM AMERICA. 767' sasfflw/oz awe/'ma As fflffl/ M pugri, ne tanta am'mzsis qffiuscite bella, Ntu putrid valida: in vistera virtite Wires.
William HOWE (Viscount Howe.), Joseph ATKINSON (Dramatist.), 1778
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A Congratulatory Address to the Rev. J. Crosse, Vicar of ...
THE REV. JOHN CROSSE, VICAR OF BRADFORD, ON THE PROSPECT OF HlS RECOVERY FROM A DANGEROUS DISEASE To A STATE or SPIRITUAL HEALTH AND SALVATION' Per-ver Avaritia mxseroque Cupidine Peflu: P Sun' ...
‎1791
6
Congratulatory addresses recited in the theatre, Oxford, at ...
CONGRATULATORY ADDRESSES HECITKM IN THE THEATRE, OXFORD, AT THE INSTALLATION or HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY, M DCCC XXXIV. OXFORD, PUBLISHED BY J.
University of Oxford, 1834
7
A Congratulatory Poem: humbly inscribed to ... Sir R. ...
Robert Walpole (Earl of Orford). a And bids him wanton-in the Joys of Peace. ' s? Q si a THEE, WALPOLE, shall surrounding Nations bless, a Their only Hope, and Refuge in Distress; lF'si Gladlyssfor Thee' an Olive 'Garland wrsieathe, .ct " _ ...
Robert Walpole (Earl of Orford), 1739
8
A congratulatory address to His Royal Highness the Prince of ...
George IV (King of Great Britain). tions, will so augment our Naval Force, as 'to bid defiance to their malicious voracity. Our Finances are immense; the many Private Characters in this Kingdom possessed of extensive Property, stand without ...
George IV (King of Great Britain), 1795
9
Thura Britannica a Congratulatory Poem to Her Sacred Majesty ...
In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
W. H., 2010
10
The Classical Journal
CONGRATULATORY. ODES,. Rented in the Theatre at Oxford, at the Visit of the PRINCE REGENT, and their Imperial and Royal Majesties the Emperor of RUSSIA, and the King of PKUSSIA to the University, in June, 1814. AT the conclusion of ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONGRATULATORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term congratulatory is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bill Cosby scandal is the latest chapter in quaaludes' controversial …
On recreational drug boards, there are stories of people trying the substance and congratulatory messages from fellow enthusiasts when they ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Should Boston Red Sox give Travis Shaw a chance?
Shaw will answer his many, many congratulatory texts and enjoy giving him father, former big league reliever Jeff Shaw, as nice a 49th birthday ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
3
Would all the self-congratulatory dads please shut up?
I don't have children. I never planned not to, but I suppose I never really wanted them. I taught children for more than a decade – mainly ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Fidel Castro's Congratulatory Letter to Alexis Tsipras
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro on Monday congratulated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for his “brilliant political victory” in the ... «The Pappas Post, Jul 15»
5
Putin congratulates U.S. on Independence Day
... President Vladimir Putin expressed hope for improved relations with the United States in an Independence Day congratulatory message. «UPI.com, Jul 15»
6
President Sargsyan's congratulatory message on Prosecutor's Office …
President Sargsyan's congratulatory message on Prosecutor's Office Employee Day · 12:58, 01 Jul 2015 · Siranush Ghazanchyan. Off. Dear prosecuting officers,. «Public Radio of Armenia, Jul 15»
7
Thai leaders send congratulatory messages to China, celebrating 40 …
BANGKOK, 1 July 2015 (NNT) – Thai leaders sent congratulation letters to their Chinese counterparts on the auspicious occasion of the 40th anniversary of the ... «Thailand National News Bureau, Jul 15»
8
Favre: Thompson sent congratulatory texts after Vikings' wins
In a lengthy feature by Greg Bishop in this week's edition of Sports Illustrated, Favre says he received congratulatory text messages from ... «ESPN Wisconsin, Jul 15»
9
(From Kester Kenn Klomegah, GNA Special Correspondent, Moscow)
... of congratulatory messages between Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Togo, ... «Ghana News Agency, Jun 15»
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Station to Station at the Barbican – a self-congratulatory dude-fest
Stuffed with artists, satanists and an 88-strong cymbal band, Doug Aitken's month-long takeover of London's leading cultural centre is still ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Congratulatory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/congratulatory>. Jun 2020 ».
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