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American English: /ɛnˈkoʊmiəm/
, /ɪnˈkoʊmiəm/
British English: /ɛnˈkəʊmɪəm/

Translation of encomium in Spanish:

noun plural -miums or -miaPronunciation: /-miə/

  • [formal]
    Example sentences
    • This encomium of praise for the liberating Romans was soon replaced by a rather different view in mainstream Judean opinion.
    • Among the new poems in his new book is one so good that the publisher has put it on the back of the hardcover edition, instead of blurbs and encomia.
    • Among the various guidelines for the speakers, one rule advises students to avoid encomiums at the beginning of the speech.
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