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English definition of “tribute”

tribute

noun (RESPECTFUL ACTION)    /ˈtrɪb.juːt/
C2 [C or U] something that you say, write, or give that shows your respect and admiration for someone, especially on a formal occasion: Tributes have been pouring in from all over the world for the famous actor who died yesterday. floral tributes (= flowers sent to someone's funeral)Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down pay tribute to sb/sth C2 to praise someone or something: The minister paid tribute to the men who had fought the blaze.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of tribute noun (RESPECTFUL ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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