Definition of 'laud'
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This little-known but critically lauded sitcom is back for its third series. The Sun (2016)Published in 1981, it is rightly lauded as one of the most significant works of modern crime fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These books deserve to be lauded with as much ardour as the athletes who inspire them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The swimmer turned cyclist is rightly lauded. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His recipe books are bestsellers and he is lauded for his work in tackling childhood obesity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was also lauded for his meticulous eye for detail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has also lauded our universities and their contribution to the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has also been lauded for his innovative approach to weight loss. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's always a little odd when people you know are lauded as heroes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both men were lauded for their work in establishing the company in London. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Clearly the man who is rightly lauded as the world's most important painter does not take his role lightly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were lauded as heroes. The Bullet Catchers (1989)Hard work was especially lauded. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is rightly lauded for his brilliance, renowned for uncontrolled ambition and admired for the way he transmits those qualities to his players. The Sun (2009)Suddenly these men and women were lauded as heroes of the Soviet Union. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Reflecting on his lengthy, much lauded literary career, it often amused him to think of his namesake. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She had instituted designer collaborations and critically lauded catwalk shows, at the head of a team that had increased profits as well as the brand's fashion profile. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'laud'
British English: laud VERB
If people laud someone, they praise and admire them.
He lauded the work of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.
Definition of laud from the Collins English Dictionary
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