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Pronunciation of Salute: Learn how to pronounce Salute in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word salute:

a gesture of respect or polite recognition, especially one made to or by a person when arriving or departing:
he raises his arms in a triumphant salute
a prescribed movement, typically a raising of a hand to the head, made by a member of a military or similar force as a formal sign of respect or recognition:
he stood to attention but did not return the salute
he acknowledged the salute of the policeman on duty
the public were taunted with Nazi salutes
[often with modifier] the discharge of a gun or guns as a formal or ceremonial sign of respect or celebration:
a twenty-one-gun salute
Fencing the formal performance of certain guards or other movements by fencers before engaging.
[with object]
make a formal salute to:
don’t you usually salute a superior officer?
[no object]:
he clicked his heels and saluted
he saluted her with a smile
show or express admiration and respect for:
we salute a truly great photographer

salute the judge

Australian informal (of a horse) win a race.
take the salute

(of a senior officer in the armed forces or other person of importance) acknowledge formally a salute given by a body of troops marching past:
the salute was taken by the Mayor



late Middle English: from Latin salutare ‘greet, pay one’s respects to’, from salus, salut- ‘health, welfare, greeting’; the noun partly from Old French salut