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trib·ute

tribute

 
 
pronunciation:
trI byut
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part of speech: noun
definition: something given, done, or said to express respect or thanks.
Her former students held a dinner as a tribute to their favorite teacher.
synonyms:
honor, recognition
similar words:
acclaim, applause, laurel, praise
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The word tribute contains the following part:
trib Latin root that means grant; allot