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the most common way of praising someone when they have done something well
used for praising someone who has achieved something important, such as passing a major exam
an informal way of telling someone that you approve of what they have done
a more informal way of telling someone that they have done something well
used for praising someone when you think that their idea or suggestion is good
a formal way of saying that someone has done well
used for saying that you think someone deserves a lot of praise
This is the British English definition of praise. View American English definition of praise.
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employmentBuzzWord Article
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