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valediction

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvaledictionval‧e‧dic‧tion /ˌvæləˈdɪkʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 GOODBYEthe act of saying goodbye, especially in a formal speechfarewell
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valedictionIt sounded more like a courtesy than a threat, a valediction.Yet there was not even a hint of valediction in last week's speech on Capitol Hill.Agassi's victory speech had more than a touch of valediction.
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