Translation of valediction in Spanish:


alocución de despedida, n.

Pronunciation /ˌvæləˈdɪkʃən/ /ˌvalɪˈdɪkʃ(ə)n/


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    (speech) alocución de despedida feminine formal
    (speech) discurso de despedida masculine
    (farewell) adiós masculine
    • As far as I can tell, codes for friendly valediction seem to be a lot looser in the US.
    • Otto simply raised a hand in valediction and spurred his horse on.
    • He waved in valediction and closed the door quickly.
    • Ghost Dance is a book redolent of death and mortality, of eulogies and valedictions.
    • I uttered my valedictions, and made my way out of there very, very quickly.
    • He had just heard the huntmaster mark the occasion with a sombre valediction, but pledge to continue the tradition of hunting.
    • This evening will be a valediction from his peers, a tribute to the man who changed the game.
    • In 1947 he made a wonderful picture which, though he continued to photograph for many more years, we might read as a valediction to his younger, splenetic self.
    • The broadcasts always ended with a spookily-cheery valediction of ‘Good-bye, dear listeners’ and a tinny recording of the Internationale.
    • Every lesson ended with the same valediction: ‘I will pray for you!’, which I found oddly comforting.
    • His last words might have been that century's valediction: ‘Great Lord and you, witnesses to my death, I have lived as a philosopher and die as a Christian.’
    • Late as ever, I offer my valediction to people who, though most of them didn't know me, had a lot to do with stocking my fondest memories.
    • The girl looked at me, slack-jawed, and didn't even say ‘Cheers’, the typical London valediction.
    • Instead, more than two years after it was recorded, the album turns out to be their valediction.
    • We then leap forward to Esther's valediction, written seven years later.
    • He took a few hours out of his precious time on the eve of going on holiday to compose the valediction.