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English definition of “salute”


noun [C] (SIGN OF RESPECT)   /səˈlut/
a formal sign of respect for a member of the armed forces of higher rank than yourself: Uniformed soldiers gave him a salute. A salute is also the firing of guns by a military organization to show respect for someone: a 21-gun salute
(Definition of salute noun (SIGN OF RESPECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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