HyperDic: valediction

English > 2 senses of the word valediction:
NOUNcommunicationvalediction, valedictory address, valedictory oration, valedictorya farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
actvaledictionthe act of saying farewell
English > valediction: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class).
Synonymsvaledictory address, valedictory oration, valedictory
Broaderoratoryaddressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)
English > valediction: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of saying farewell.
Broaderfarewell, leave, leave-taking, partingThe act of departing politely
Spanishdespedida
Catalanacomiadament, comiat, despedida
Adjectivesvaledictoryof or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell

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