triumph

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈtɹaɪ.ʌmpf/ or /ˈtɹaɪ.əmf/
  • SAMPA: /"traI.@mf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tri‧umph

Noun[change]

Singular
triumph

Plural
triumphs

  1. (countable) A triumph is a great success.
    His discovery of the electron was a great triumph.
  2. (countable) A Triumph was the ceremonial entry of a victorious general into Rome.
    When Caesar returned to Rome he qualified for a Triumph.

Verb[change]

Plain form
triumph

Third-person singular
triumphs

Past tense
triumphed

Past participle
triumphed

Present participle
triumphing

  1. (intransitive) To triumph is to gain a victory or be successful.
    He triumphed over adversity.