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What is a Salutation?

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Iman Ben Ahmed6 years teaching experience17.5k students helped

A salutation is a gesture or a word/ phrase spoken as a greeting of someone's arrival or departure. "I greeted my friend and she returned my salutation" Synonym: greeting.

Rachael WoodLove science and determined to show other people that is a cool thing to enjoy!17.5k students helped

A salutation is a greeting. It is essentially an acknowledgement of someone arriving or leaving although is most commonly used in relation to a greeting such as ‘dear ____’ when writing a letter or greeting someone when they enter a room. It can be as simple as saying ‘hello.’