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noun [uncountable] praise pronunciation in American English /preɪz/
  1. 1
    an expression of strong approval or admiration
    Give your child plenty of praise and encouragement.
    be full of praise for: Guests were full of praise for the food.
    high praise (=a lot of praise): Everyone involved deserves the highest praise.
    in praise of: a poem in praise of London
    win/earn/deserve praise: Christina and Sara won the praise of hospital staff for their bravery.
    See also damn4, sing
  2. 2
    words or music worshiping God
    a service of praise and thanksgiving

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