hear, hear!

hear, hear

An interjection or cheer of approval, acceptance, or agreement. A: "We must begin by ensuring that each employee feels confident that they can raise complaints without fear of retribution by anyone in the company." B: "Hear, hear. It will have been long overdue, but better late than never." "Hear, hear!" shouted the members of congress after the president's speech.
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ˌhear, ˈhear!

called out, usually at a public meeting, etc. to express agreement and approval: ‘It is the wish of this government that both unemployment and inflation be reduced to acceptable levels.’ ‘Hear, hear!’
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'Good!' 'Hear, hear, hear!' 'Hurrah!' and other cries, arose in many voices from various parts of the densely crowded and suffocatingly close Hall, in which the orator, perched on a stage, delivered himself of this and what other froth and fume he had in him.
Then would the inferior Barnacles exclaim, obeying orders,'Hear, Hear, Hear!' and 'Read!' Then would the noble or right honourable Barnacle perceive, sir, from this little document, which he thought might carry conviction even to the perversest mind (Derisive laughter and cheering from the Barnacle fry), that within the short compass of the last financial half- year, this much-maligned Department (Cheers) had written and received fifteen thousand letters (Loud cheers), had written twenty-four thousand minutes (Louder cheers), and thirty-two thousand five hundred and seventeen memoranda (Vehement cheering).
When he asked what should such fellows as he do crawling between earth and heaven, he was encouraged with loud cries of "Hear, hear!" When he appeared with his stocking disordered (its disorder expressed, according to usage, by one very neat fold in the top, which I suppose to be always got up with a flat iron), a conversation took place in the gallery respecting the paleness of his leg, and whether it was occasioned by the turn the ghost had given him.
"Hear, hear!" came from the corner where Uncle Mac was apparently wrapt in slumber.
'Hear, hear, hear! Now I'll quench the curiosity of this little Fatima, my dear Daisy, by leaving her nothing to guess at.
'Hear, hear!' remarked Mr Squeers; 'and I wish she was here to have a scratch at this company.'
If hitting the books gains nurses a higher rank or higher pay grade, then Hear, hear! If it stamps out hospital bugs, Hear, hear!
HEAR, hear! to the letter in Viewpoints on August 6, 2002, on the state of Victoria Park`s toilets.