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compliment

noun [C]  /ˈkɑm·plə·mənt/ us  
a remark or action that expresses approval, admiration, or respect: She paid him a high compliment by saying she read all his books. He was surprised by her remark, but decided to take it as a compliment.
Translations of “compliment”
in Korean 칭찬…
in Arabic مُجامَلة, إطراء…
in French compliment…
in Turkish iltifat, övgü, kur…
in Italian complimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恭維(話), 讚揚(話), 奉承(話)…
in Russian комплимент…
in Polish komplement…
in Spanish cumplido, halago…
in Portuguese elogio…
in German das Kompliment…
in Catalan compliment…
in Japanese ほめ言葉, 賞賛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恭维(话), 赞扬(话), 奉承(话)…
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