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vote of thanks

Fig. a speech expressing appreciation and thanks to a speaker, lecturer, organizer, etc., and inviting the audience to applaud. John gave a vote of thanks to Professor Jones for his talk. Mary was given a vote of thanks for organizing the dance.
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The dean presented a vote of thanks and souvenir to the honourable guest.
Women University presented the university souvenir to the guest speaker as a vote of thanks.
School Deputy Leader (Boy) Adithya proposed the vote of thanks.
Members of Probus supported the vote of thanks proposed by Geoff France at the meeting in the community centre.
Hesham Al Saeedie of Sweden paid a vote of thanks to Prof.
A huge vote of thanks to Coral, Sky Sports, Hove Stadium and, especially, Teresa Cahill who gave up so much of her time to personally collect PS3,856 for the fund.
I WOULD like to give a huge vote of thanks to the organisers of the first Caernarfon Food Festival.
On behalf of the final year students, Ghada Khalifa Said Al Amri delivered a vote of thanks to parents and teachers.
Ashraf, convener of the program, delivered the vote of thanks.
Keep up the good work, Joe, we all owe you a vote of thanks.
Thank you to Tatiana Petikova, Samira Murenzi, Aliya Ali, Hiba Said and Diassia Minamouna for all their hard work and a superb dance performance "A special vote of thanks must go to our judges Mr Jamie Blakeman, Mr Paul Jones, Ms Asim, Mrs Laurence and Mrs Garner.
Dhir told them that the House will first conduct the vote of thanks on the L- G's address and then, if time, permits will take up other issues.
We would like to thank the Birmingham Mail for their support and a big vote of thanks should go to Rachel and Austin of Animal Funeral Services of Hereford for their hard work in exhuming and reburying all the pets in new caskets in a dignified and caring way.
Akram, Chairperson HELP presented the vote of thanks.