Tribute

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Definition

a tribute: an homage, a testimonial, a mark of respect, an approval
noun
This poem is a tribute to the heroes of the French Revolution.

to pay tribute to (one's parents): to respect, to say you admire (your parents)
idiom
Thousands of people paid tribute to the firemen that died in the fire.

Pronunciation examples
UK: We all sang a song as a tribute to the victims of the accident.
US: I'd like to pay tribute to the directors of the film.
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Examples

  • "Delavigne's tribute to his grandfather, 'La Potion de Papi' was the preferred cologne of Parisian men during the summer of 1978."
  • "Bruno Delavigne had been waving to the crowd, along with representatives from the Delavigne staff, atop of the famous 'Nose float', a two-ton papier-mâché tribute to Delavigne's powerful organ."
  • "Brian : Now, to pay tribute to our fallen comrades, an original composition from unpaid intern Edward Moon."
  • "Delavigne's tribute to his grandfather, 'La Potion de Papi' was a great success."
  • "One of Bruno Delavigne's very first creations and a tribute to his late grandfather Xavier is back, and better than ever."
  • "Delavigne's tribute to his grandfather, 'La Potion de Papi', was a great success."
  • "Robot : Because citizens get very attached to songs about their country, and they don't like it when their music becomes a tribute to one's egomania."

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