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praise

noun [U] (APPROVAL)    /preɪz/
C1 things that you say that express your admiration and approval for someone or something: They deserve praise for all their hard work. His economic policies have won widespread praise for reducing government debt. Praise from Adrian is (high) praise indeed. (= praise from him is particularly special because he rarely praises anyone.)Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of praise noun (APPROVAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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