Definition of 'greeting'
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New faces wander into the studio and warm greetings are dispensed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We follow this example when sending our greetings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is an old hand at meeting and greeting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their mother would offer a friendly greeting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)An unexpected greetings card shows a friendship can be fixed. The Sun (2012)An unexpected greetings card holds love clues. The Sun (2010) Birthday greetings or bottle of whine? The Sun (2013) Season 's greetings to one and all. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can use it to send greetings, too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was sent after the midfielder thanked his Twitter followers for their birthday greetings. The Sun (2013)Khan grinned at him, waving a lighted cigarette in friendly greeting. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The substitution effect is equal to an increase of 4 greeting cards demanded. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Britons send more greetings cards per head than anyone else, and this country leads in innovation and design. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was to offer the possibility that my season 's greetings might just have a chance of arriving in time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yesterday, the four political leaders sent out their season 's greetings. The Sun (2014)They entered their lord's cheerful hall with hearty greetings, meeting friends new and old. The Gods of Asgard (1989) Seasons greetings to you, too.. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I do my job, with lots of meeting and greeting, but it does not come naturally. The Sun (2011)I LOVE a ready smile and a warm greeting. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'greeting'
British English: greeting /ˈɡriːtɪŋ/ NOUN
A greeting is something friendly that you say or do when you meet someone.
He raised a hand in greeting.
- American English: greeting
- Arabic: تـَحِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cumprimento saudação
- Chinese: 祝贺
- Croatian: pozdrav
- Czech: pozdrav
- Danish: hilsen
- Dutch: begroeting
- European Spanish: saludo
- Finnish: tervehdys
- French: salutation
- German: Begrüßung
- Greek: χαιρετισμός
- Italian: accoglienza
- Japanese: 挨拶
- Korean: 인사 안녕하세요
- Norwegian: hilsen
- Polish: powitanie
- European Portuguese: cumprimento
- Romanian: salut
- Russian: приветствие
- Spanish: saludo
- Swedish: hälsning
- Thai: คำทักทาย
- Turkish: selamlaşma
- Ukrainian: вітання
- Vietnamese: lời chào
Definition of greeting from the Collins English Dictionary
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