What is another word for ovation?

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[ ə͡ʊvˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ə‍ʊvˈe‍ɪʃən], [ əʊ_v_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

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The term "ovation" comes from the Latin "ovation," meaning "a shout of joy." In classical antiquity, an ovation was a gesture of admiration or welcome. A section of the audience would rise to their feet and cheer loudly in response to a noteworthy moment or performance. Ovation has come to refer to a show of appreciation from a large audience.

In the business world, an ovation can be seen as a sign of respect. When an accomplished individual or company is welcomed home after a long absence, for example, a crowd of spectators might give them an ovation.

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