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English definition of “vote of thanks”

vote of thanks

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
an act of formally and publicly thanking a person or organization for something they have done: The new Chairperson stood up and proposed (= said) a vote of thanks to the retiring Chair for all her hard work.Relieved and thankful
(Definition of vote of thanks from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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