Translation of congratulate in Spanish:


felicitar, v.

Pronunciation /kənˈɡrætʃəˌleɪt/ /kənˈɡrædʒəˌleɪt/ /kənˈɡratjʊleɪt/

See Spanish definition of felicitar

transitive verb

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    to congratulate sb on sth/-ing felicitar / darle la enhorabuena a algn por algo/+ inf
    I hear you are to be congratulated me han dicho que hay que felicitarte / darte la enhorabuena
    • The newly elected officers were congratulated and wished well in their work for the coming year.
    • Her many friends congratulate Mary and wish her lots of luck in the future.
    • From us in the newsroom we congratulate you and wish you well in retirement.
    • We also wish to congratulate him on his retirement, and wish him many happy years and good luck in the years ahead.
    • All their families and friends congratulate the happy couple and wish them all the very best for the future.
    • We congratulate him on his special occasion and we wish him many more of the same.
    • They congratulated her on getting a grandson and asked her to announce a package for them on this happy occasion.
    • Please join me in congratulating them and wishing them the happiest of futures together.
    • All their family and friends congratulate them and wish them many more years of happiness together.
    • A large crowd turned out to congratulate them and wish them the best in the future.
    • Seven people left comments congratulating us, criticizing us, and warning us about our decision to live together.
    • Micheal is from Kinvara in County Galway and we congratulate him on being honoured.

reflexive verb

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    to congratulate oneself on sth felicitarse por / de algo
    formal congratularse por / de algo