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laudation

[ law-dey-shuhn ]
/ lɔˈdeɪ ʃən /
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noun

an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.

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Origin of laudation

1425–75; late Middle English laudacion<Latin laudātiōn- (stem of laudātiō) a praising, equivalent to laudāt(us) (past participle of laudāre to laud) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM laudation

in·ter·lau·da·tion, nouno·ver·lau·da·tion, nounself-lau·da·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for laudation

laudation
/ (lɔːˈdeɪʃən) /

noun

a formal word for praise
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