how to pronounce ovation

əʊvɛɪʃən

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“… standing ovation for their innovation …”

meanings of ovation

noun:

  1. A (ceremony for the) recognition of some achievement.
  2. A victory ceremony of less importance than a triumph.
  3. The act of laying eggs.
  4. Prolonged enthusiastic applause.

verb:

  1. To give (someone) an ovation (prolonged enthusiastic applause).