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English definition of “praise”

praise

verb [T] (SHOW APPROVAL)    /preɪz/
B2 to express admiration or approval about the achievements or characteristics of a person or thing: He should be praised for his honesty. My parents always praised me when I did well at school. He was highly praised for his research on heart disease.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of praise verb (SHOW APPROVAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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