triumph noun

ADJ. great, major, remarkable, resounding | little, minor | final, ultimate | latest, new Hollywood's favourite actor was modest about his latest triumph. | diplomatic, election, electoral, military, political | personal

VERB + TRIUMPH score The union scored a triumph in negotiating a minimum wage within the industry. | hail sth as, see sth as They hailed the signing of the agreement as a major diplomatic triumph.

PREP. in ~ The leading runner raised his arms in triumph. | ~ against their recent triumph against Brazil triumph against seemingly insuperable odds | ~ for The match was a personal triumph for Rivaldo. | ~ in their triumph in the general election | ~ over Her Wimbledon victory was hailed as a triumph over adversity.

PHRASES a moment of triumph, a sense of triumph