eulogy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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eulogynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈjuː.lə.dʒi/ formal
a ​speech, ​piece of writing, ​poem, etc. ​containinggreatpraise, ​especially for someone who ​recentlydied or retired from ​work: He was the most ​self-effacing of men - the last thing he would have ​relished was a eulogy. The ​song was a eulogy to the joys of ​travelling.
noun [C] uk   us   /-dʒɪst/
adjective uk   us   /ˌjuː.ləˈdʒɪs.tɪk/
(Definition of eulogy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eulogynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈju·lə·dʒi/
a ​speech or ​piece of writing ​containinggreatpraise, esp. for someone who has ​recentlydied: [C] He ​delivered the eulogy at his father’s ​funeral.
(Definition of eulogy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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