valedictory


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val·e·dic·to·ry

 (văl′ĭ-dĭk′tə-rē)
n. pl. val·e·dic·to·ries
A closing or farewell statement or address, especially one delivered at graduation exercises.
adj.
Of, relating to, or expressing a valedictory.

valedictory

(ˌvælɪˈdɪktərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. a farewell address or speech
2. (Education) US and Canadian a farewell speech delivered at a graduation ceremony, usually by the most outstanding graduate

val•e•dic•to•ry

(ˌvæl ɪˈdɪk tə ri)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. bidding good-bye; saying farewell: a valedictory speech.
2. of or pertaining to an occasion of leave-taking: a valedictory ceremony.
n.
3. an address delivered at commencement exercises on behalf of the graduating class.
4. any farewell oration.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valedictory - a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)valedictory - a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
oratory - addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous); "he loved the sound of his own oratory"
Adj.1.valedictory - of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewellvaledictory - of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell; "a valedictory address"; "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course"; "a suitable valedictory gesture"
2.valedictory - of a speech expressing leave-takingvaledictory - of a speech expressing leave-taking; "a valedictory address"
exaugural - occurring at or marking the close of a term of office; "an exaugural message"

valedictory

adjective farewell, leaving, parting, last, final, going away, departing making his valedictory address after two years as chairman

valedictory

adjective
Of, done, given, or said on departing:
Translations

valedictory

[ˌvælɪˈdɪktərɪ]
A. ADJ [address] → de despedida
B. N (US) → oración f de despedida

valedictory

[ˌvælɪˈdɪktəri] adj [speech, letter, performance] → d'adieu

valedictory

adj (form)Abschieds-; valedictory speechAbschiedsrede f
n (US Sch) = valediction b

valedictory

[ˌvælɪˈdɪktərɪ] adj (frm) → di commiato
References in classic literature ?
I had written news letters to the Herald sometimes, but yet when I visited the office that day I did not say any thing about writing a valedictory.
Without evincing any inclination to come in again, he there delivered his valedictory remarks.
At the conclusion of the repast, by which time the flying waiter was severely blown, the immovable waiter gathered up the tablecloth under his arm with a grand air, and having sternly (not to say with indignation) looked on at the flying waiter while he set the clean glasses round, directed a valedictory glance towards Mr.
Micawber spoke as if they were going five hundred thousand miles, 'I should offer a few valedictory remarks to two such friends as I see before me.
While delivering these valedictory observations, Wegg continually disappointed Mr Boffin of his hand by flourishing it in the air.
In his valedictory address at the UP Investors Summit-2018, Jaitley said the event was a big attempt to set the agenda of the state.
Soyinka spoke elaborately in his press conference entitled 'Nomads and Nation: Valentine card or valedictory rites.
MoS (Home) Shri Kiren Rijiju delivered the Valedictory Address.
The President earlier made his first visit to the state to address the valedictory function at the World Telugu Conference last week.
Delivering the valedictory address on the conclusion of the two-day meet on the National Law Day jointly organised by the Law Commission of India and the NITI Aayog, he said that balance between the three was the"backbone"of the country's Constitution.
by PTI President Ram Nath Kovind presents Start-Up and Hackathon awards during the valedictory session of the World Food India 2017, in New Delhi on Sunday.
A valedictory - or farewell address - was held at Cardiff Crown Court last week for Martyn Kelly.