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How to Pronounce salute?

Correct pronunciation for the word "salute" is [səlˈuːt], [səlˈuːt], [s_ə_l_ˈuː_t].

"Salute" in context

A "salute" is an old military tradition and a sign of respect. It is a gesture made by lifting the right hand across the chest, with the palm facing out, and bowing slightly at the waist. Saluting is primarily used to acknowledge the rank of another person in the military, but it can also be used to show respect to members of the same rank, as well as to demonstrate respect of the flag and the nation. In some countries, saluting is also extended to civilian officials, such as the President or a Prime Minister.

What are similar-sounding words for salute?

Usage over time for salute:

This graph shows how "salute" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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