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homage

Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːmɪdʒ; ˈhɒmɪdʒ/

Translation of homage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (tribute, sign of respect) [formal] homenaje (masculine) to pay homage to sb/sth rendir* homenaje a algn/algo
    Example sentences
    • Hopefully as I embark on a long and fruitful career in the film business, there will be various homages to various directors I have respect for.
    • In fact, it's obvious he utilized many other styles and shots from other directors, and affectionately refers to these as homages during the commentary.
    • There are plenty of homages to other epic films too.
    1.2 (fealty) [History/Historia] homenaje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Balliol therefore had to perform homage and fealty to Edward before his enthronement.
    • The Scottish king submitted completely, offering liege homage and a 15,000 mark fine.
    • Arthur duly did Philip homage and in July he invaded Poitou while Philip attacked Normandy.

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