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round of applause

A round of clapping, often as a show of approval or appreciation. Let's welcome our special guest with a round of applause!
See also: applause, of, round
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I think the Kop recognised that it was a wonderful goal at the end and if you can get a round of applause from them, that would mean a lot to anyone - a player, manager, coach, whatever.
I wasn't expecting it, a moment's silence was observed and a round of applause and I know the lift that gave so the moment's silence is important but I think it should be just a moment followed by applause.
The 'We belong Together' hitmaker had ordered her 1995 live performancef 'Fantasy' to be played as she gave birth to the babies so that they coulde born to a round of applause.
She wanted Fantasy, from her live performance from Madison Square Gardens so they could come out to a round of applause.
IRVINE -- Postgame smiles and a round of applause for the team's seniors replaced the tears and heartbreak that had followed the La Canada High boys'water polo team's previous loss.
He turned to walk away and a round of applause rang out from the people waiting at the bus stop," he said.
After a round of applause that included both standing ovations and icy silence, Elia Kazan accepted the Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday without mentioning blacklisting or the McCarthy hearings.
Kazan's brief speech was preceded by a round of applause that put Hollywood's biggest stars on the spot as television cameras panned the auditorium to show who was standing, who was clapping - and who was sitting quietly in protest.
The auditorium broke into a round of applause, and Kasouha's supporters rushed to congratulate him.
Even disappointed autograph hunters joined in a round of applause for former Soviet President Mikhail S.