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valediction definition

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This page has 4 definitions of valediction in English. Valediction is a noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

1614. Borrowed from Latin valedīcere, present active infinitive of valedīcō (bid farewell), from valē, imperative of valeō (I am well), + dīcō (say).

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Noun

valediction (plural valedictions)

  1. A speech made when leaving or parting company.
  2. The act of parting company.
  3. A word or phrase (such as adieu or farewell) said upon leaving.
  4. A word or phrase used to end a letter or message.

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