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Definition of encomium noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

encomium

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɛnˈkoʊmiəm//
 
(pl. encomiums or encomia
NAmE//ɛnˈkoʊmiə//
 
)
(formal)
 
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a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: encomium