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Spanish translation of “salute”


verb /səˈluːt/
(especially in the forces) to raise the (usually right) hand to the forehead to show respect They saluted their commanding officer. to honour by firing eg large guns They saluted the Queen by firing one hundred guns.
(Definition of salute from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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