greeting

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹiːtɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːtɪŋ

Noun[edit]

greeting (countable and uncountable, plural greetings)

  1. A conventional phrase used to start a letter or conversation or otherwise to acknowledge a person's arrival or presence.
    It's polite to begin a letter with a greeting, but this practice is less common in email.
  2. (uncountable) The action of the verb to greet.

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Verb[edit]

greeting

  1. present participle of greet