Definition of felicitate in English:

felicitate

Line breaks: fe¦lici|tate
Pronunciation: /fɪˈlɪsɪteɪt
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Congratulate: the award winner was felicitated by the cultural association
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    • Also on display on one side of the exhibition hall are photographs of winners who were felicitated at a public reception held for them on Monday afternoon before the awards were presented to them formally in the evening.
    • The winners were felicitated and given the awards by the state minister, in the presence of the great veteran cinema actor and a group of artists.
    • He was honoured and felicitated by them in 1999 and by the English Churches.

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'regard as or pronounce happy or fortunate'): from late Latin felicitat- 'made happy', from the verb felicitare, from Latin felix, felic- 'happy'.

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