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compliment

verb [T]  us   /ˈkɑm·pləˌment/
to express your approval, admiration, or respect to someone for that person's character, skill, etc.: I complimented Robert on his great cooking.
compliment
Translations of “compliment”
in Arabic مُجامَلة, إطراء…
in Korean 칭찬…
in Malaysian puji…
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 Vietnamese sự tán dương…
in Spanish cumplido, halago…
in Portuguese elogio…
in Thai คำชมเชย…
in German das Kompliment…
in Catalan compliment…
in Japanese ほめ言葉, 賞賛…
in Indonesian pujian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恭维(话), 赞扬(话), 奉承(话)…
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