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Definition of namaste exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    namaste

     exclamation
    exclamation
    BrE BrE//ˈnʌməsteɪ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʌməsteɪ//
     
    (Indian English)
     
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  1. 1a polite greeting said when giving a namaskar (= with the hands placed together as in prayer and the head bent forwards)
  2. 2= namaskar