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Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set of social behaviours intimately related to the...

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applause

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set of social behaviours intimately related to the...

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Applause

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

Adapted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green from Mary Orr’s short story The Wisdom Of Eve, and the highly acclaimed 1950 movie All About Eve, Applause marked the Broadway musical ...

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Applause

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

Produced by Jesse L. Lasky and Walter Wanger, as Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation (later Paramount Pictures Inc.), the film was made in 1929 at New York’s Astoria Studios. Directed by ...

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applause

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 424 words.

A. Singular or Plural.

This word, derived from the Latin verbal noun applausus, means (1) “loudly expressed approval,” or (2)

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applause

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 24 words.

applause, Azores, cause, clause, Dors, drawers, gauze, hawse, indoors, Laws, outdoors, pause, plus-fours, quatorze, Santa Claus, taws, tawse,

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applause

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 24 words.

applause, Azores, cause, clause, Dors, drawers, gauze, hawse, indoors, Laws, outdoors, pause, plus-fours, quatorze, Santa Claus, taws, tawse,

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applause

Percy Scholes, Denis Arnold and Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 737 words.

The custom of showing one's pleasure at music by immediately following it with a noise, usually by clapping but sometimes

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Applause

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 234 words.

(Paramount 1929). An early and uncompromising musical melodrama about show business, the film boasts an unforgettable performance by Helen

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Applause

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 277 words.

(Palace Theatre 1970). The musical version of the popular film All About Eve (1950), the show was

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applause

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 509 words.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set

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