There are 2 translations of salute in Spanish:

salute1

Pronunciation: /səˈluːt/

n

  • 1.1 c (gesture) saludo (m), venia (f) (RPl) to take the salute (on dais) presidir el desfile 1.2 c (firing of guns) salva (f) 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 pl) 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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There are 2 translations of salute in Spanish:

salute2

vt

  • 1.1 [Mil] [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

  • [Mil] to salute (to sb) hacerle* el saludo or (RPl) 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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adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.