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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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hear, hear

An expression used to express approval, as in Whenever the senator spoke, he was greeted with cries of "Hear! hear!" This expression was originally Hear him! hear him! and used to call attention to a speaker's words. It gradually came to be used simply as a cheer. [Late 1600s]
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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!’

hear, hear

Used to express approval.
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References in classic literature ?
Veneering loses his way in the usual No Thoroughfares of speech, and Podsnap and Twemlow say Hear hear! and sometimes, when he can't by any means back himself out of some very unlucky No Thoroughfare, 'He-a-a-r He-a-a-r!' with an air of facetious conviction, as if the ingenuity of the thing gave them a sensation of exquisite pleasure.
As Derek Daniels from Assets Model Agency says ''I think the award should have been given to someone who has actually grown a rear, the girl is only 16.'' Hear Hear!