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An example use of applause in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… let's have a round of applause for the …”
Applause means is the act of approbation and praise publicly expressed by the clapping of hands or other means.
the word applause occurs in english on average 5.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.