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verb [transitive] praise pronunciation in American English /preɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypraise
he/she/itpraises
present participlepraising
past tensepraised
past participlepraised
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  1. 1
    to express strong approval or admiration for someone or something, especially in public
    Mayor Dixon praised the efforts of those involved in the rescue.
    highly praise: The painting of St. Basil’s Cathedral was highly praised.
    praise someone for (doing) something: He praised the staff for encouraging the artistic talents of the prisoners.
 

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