There are 2 translations of salute in Spanish:

salute1

Pronunciation: /səˈluːt/

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (gesture) saludo (m), venia (f) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) to take the salute (on dais) presidir el desfile 1.2 countable/numerable (firing of guns) salva (feminine) a 21-gun salute una salva de 21 cañonazos
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    • Excitement still pervaded the air, which hummed with voices and the crackle and pop of logs in the fire like a twenty-one gun salute.
    • She received a 21-gun salute during the welcoming ceremony at Merdeka Palace.
    • Hu, who released a short statement outlining the goals of his visit, was given a 21-gun salute as part of an official welcoming ceremony, she said.
    1.3 (tribute) (no plural/sin plural) homenaje (m), reconocimiento (m)
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    • I lifted my glass in salute to all my American friends, enjoying the big Thanksgiving meal, and thought with only a tinge of envy of the delights of roast turkey with all the trimmings.
    • In a final mark of respect, a rescue helicopter circled low over the bay, dropped a wreath into the sea, and dipped its nose in salute to those on the headland.
    • When the jet reached Manchester Airport, the aircraft's wings were tipped in salute to its new home before circling and touching down.

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vt
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of salute in Spanish:

salute2

vt

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] [officer] saludar to salute the flag saludar la bandera 1.2 (acknowledge, pay tribute) [formal] [courage/achievement] rendir* homenaje a I can only salute your singlemindedness no puedo sino aplaudir su determinación
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    • When two boxers trade punches for 12 rounds, we salute the champion and respect the loser.
    • Let's all salute an achievement of truly monumental proportions.
    • To my colleagues who aspired for this position, I salute you and respect you for the good fight we had.
    1.3 (greet) [formal] [friend/person/event] saludar
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    • As we walked, I saw many men greeting or saluting us by kissing her forefinger and bringing it to their forehead.
    • She waved cheerfully and Kyle saluted her right back.
    • Players saluted supporters and the fans hailed their heroes who, at the third attempt in seven roller-coaster seasons, had managed to avoid instant relegation.

vi

  • [Military/Militar] to salute (to sb) hacerle* el saludo or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) la venia (a algn)
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    • I'm reminded of the famous essay by the semiotician Roland Barthes, who analysed an image of a black soldier saluting the French flag.
    • I remember when the bonded labourers decided to salute the national flag for the first time, on Independence Day in 1983.
    • True patriotism is more than saluting the flag and obeying the current administration.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.