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verb salute pronunciation in British English /səˈluːt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysalute
he/she/itsalutes
present participlesaluting
past tensesaluted
past participlesaluted

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  1. 2
    [transitive] to express praise or respect for a person or an achievement, especially formally and in public

    I salute their courage and wish them well.

    We salute them for maintaining the ceasefire.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to honour or show respect for an important institution

    In my school we had to salute the US flag each morning.

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