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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Word of greeting used to begin a letter; (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting); An act of honor or courteous recognition.

Usage examples (32)
  • If any adult man enters a guest room he will exchange salutations with everyone in turn.
  • The letter's opening salutation is "My dear Bunny."
  • The ending salutation is understated, but I think it works.
  • Although, I agree that the ending salutation is a bit bland. for more
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