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English definition of “take the salute”

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take the salute

When a person of high rank takes the salute, they stand and watch while soldiers march past saluting them.
Translations of “take the salute”
in Chinese (Traditional) (高級軍官在閱兵時)接受敬禮,行答禮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (高级军官在阅兵时)接受敬礼,行答礼…
(Definition of take the salute from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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