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n. pl. sa·lu·ta·to·ries
An opening or welcoming statement or address, especially one delivered at graduation exercises.
Of, relating to, or expressing a salutation.


(səˈluːtətərɪ; -trɪ)
of, relating to, or resembling a salutation
saˈlutatorily adv


(səˈlu təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. pertaining to or of the nature of a salutation.
2. a welcoming address.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salutatory - an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises)
oratory - addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous); "he loved the sound of his own oratory"


adjBegrüßungs-; salutatory orationBegrüßungsansprache f
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