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English definition of “plaudit”

plaudit

noun [C usually plural]     /ˈplɔː.dɪt/ US  /ˈplɑː-/ formal
praise: She's received plaudits for her work with homeless people. The quality of his photography earned/won him plaudits from the experts.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of plaudit noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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