/lɒriˈeɪʃən/ (say loree'ayshuhn)

an address in praise of a candidate for an honorary degree at a university.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Laureation — Lau re*a tion, n. [Cf. F. laur[ e]ation.] The act of crowning with laurel; the act of conferring an academic degree, or honorary title. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laureation — ˌlȯrēˈāshən, ˌlär noun ( s) Etymology: laureate (III) + ion 1. : an act of crowning with or as if with laurel as a mark of honor or achievement 2. archaic : the conferring of an acade …   Useful english dictionary

  • laureation — noun see laureate II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laureation — noun The act of crowning with laurel; the act of conferring an academic degree, or honorary title …   Wiktionary

  • Laureation — Lau|re|a|ti|on die; , en <zu 1↑...ion> (veraltet) Verleihung des Lorbeerkranzes, Krönung mit dem Lorbeerkranz …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • laureation — n. crowning with laurel; act of giving an academic degree; act of bestowing an honorary title …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laureation — lau·re·a·tion …   English syllables

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  • laureate — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, crowned with laurel as a distinction, from Latin laureatus, from laurea laurel wreath, from feminine of laureus of laurel, from laurus Date: circa 1529 the recipient of honor or recognition for achievement in an …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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