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salutation

noun [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 your letter with the salutation "Dear Friends."
Translations of “salutation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 問候, (書信或演講開頭的)稱呼語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 问候, (书信或演讲开头的)称呼语…
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