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tribute

noun [C/U] (SHOW OF RESPECT)   /ˈtrɪb·jut/
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 .
(Definition of tribute noun (SHOW OF RESPECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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