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salutationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌsæl·jəˈteɪ·ʃən/
a ​greeting in words or ​actions, or the words used at the ​beginning of a ​letter or ​speech: [C] Start ​yourletter with the salutation "Dear Friends."
(Definition of salutation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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salutationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌsæl.jʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ formal
a ​greeting in words or ​actions, or the words used at the ​beginning of a ​letter or ​speech
(Definition of salutation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salutation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 问候, (书信或演讲开头的)称呼语…
in Chinese (Traditional) 問候, (書信或演講開頭的)稱呼語…
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