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tribute

noun  /ˈtrɪb·jut/ us  

tribute noun (SHOW OF RESPECT)

[C/U] respect or admiration for someone, or a formal event at which respect and admiration are expressed: [U] The memorial pays tribute to Africans brought here as slaves. [C] There was a special tribute to Arthur Ashe by leading tennis players.

tribute noun (GOOD EFFECT)

[C usually sing] something showing the benefit or positive effect of something else: His ability to cook and manage a household is a tribute to the training he received from his mother.
(Definition of tribute from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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