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Meaning of VALEDICTORY

Pronunciation:  `vali'dikturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a farewell oration delivered by the most outstanding member of a graduating class
  2. [adj]  of a speech expressing leave-taking; "a valedictory address"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell; "a valedictory address"; "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course"; "a suitable valedictory gesture"
 

VALEDICTORY is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: exaugural, farewell(a), valediction, valedictory address
 
 See Also: oratory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Val`e*dic"to*ry\, a.
    Bidding farewell; suitable or designed for an occasion of
    leave-taking; as, a valedictory oration.
    
    
  2. \Val`e*dic"to*ry\, n.; pl. {Valedictories}.
    A valedictory oration or address spoken at commencement in
    American colleges or seminaries by one of the graduating
    class, usually by the leading scholar.
    
    
 

 

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