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1compliment/ˈkɑːmpləmənt/noun
pluralcompliments
1compliment
/ˈkɑːmpləmənt/
noun
pluralcompliments
Learner's definition of COMPLIMENT  
[count]  : a remark that says something good about someone or something
[count]  : an action that expresses admiration or approval
compliments [plural] 
◊ The phrase compliments of is often used to identify the giver of something that has been provided for free.
Compliments of is also used in a joking way to refer to the source of something that is not wanted.
— used politely to express praise, welcome, or good wishes to someone
◊ Do not confuse compliment with complement.
2compliment/ˈkɑːmpləˌmɛnt/verb
complimentscomplimentedcomplimenting
2compliment
/ˈkɑːmpləˌmɛnt/
verb
complimentscomplimentedcomplimenting
Learner's definition of COMPLIMENT  
[+ object]
: to say nice things about (someone or something) : to pay a compliment to (someone or something) — often + on
◊ Do not confuse compliment with complement.
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