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VALEDICTORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does valedictory mean? 

VALEDICTORY (noun)
  The noun VALEDICTORY has 1 sense:

1. a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)

  Familiarity information: VALEDICTORY used as a noun is very rare.


VALEDICTORY (adjective)
  The adjective VALEDICTORY has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
2. of a speech expressing leave-taking

  Familiarity information: VALEDICTORY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VALEDICTORY (noun)


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Meaning:

A farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

valediction; valedictory; valedictory address; valedictory oration

Hypernyms ("valedictory" is a kind of...):

oratory (addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous))


VALEDICTORY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

a valedictory address / valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course / a suitable valedictory gesture

Pertainym:

valediction (the act of saying farewell)


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Meaning:

Of a speech expressing leave-taking

Context example:

a valedictory address

Similar:

exaugural (occurring at or marking the close of a term of office)


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