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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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Congress leader Haroon Yusuf, while giving Vote of Thanks on the L- G's address, said the ' directionless' speech did not address many important issues.
When concluding his vote of thanks to Mr Schofield, Rhodri rose to the occasion and suggested that if Monty's Team (Colin Montgomerie being the non-playing captain) retrieve the trophy then Sir Terry might consider renaming the Twenty 20 course after the battle of El Alamein.
The vote of thanks was given by Rob Langley-Swain, chairman of the Society's citizenship committee.
Therefore, I think Mr Ashley deserves a vote of thanks, at least he has kept NUFC afloat.
After the presentation of trophies, Kennedy gave a vote of thanks.
A big vote of thanks is in my view owed by the public to Jenny Randerson AM, who spoke out strongly against the plan, and Ted Thurgood, the chairman of the Reservoir Action Group, who coordinated the campaign against the development.
Rona Kennedy, 55, suffered a brain aneurysm as she was about to give a vote of thanks at Kirkhill Primary in Newton Mearns, near Glasgow.
Every vote was a vote of thanks from our readers to public servants who expect no praise yet deserve so much.
Berry also offered a vote of thanks to all the trainers he had "hounded for months" to secure items for his auction, reassuring them that it is "safe to talk to him again for a few months".
AT this grim time, we owe Clare Short one last vote of thanks for giving the nation something to look forward to.
The state chairs and support staff deserve a vote of thanks, too, for their hard work and promptness returning forms.
They owed a big vote of thanks to two substitutes, Marino Keith and boss's son Blair Sturrock.
4 Kyodo Hong Kong's Legislative Council refused Wednesday to give the customary vote of thanks to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa for his policy address.
I suppose I owe the elected charter commission a vote of thanks.
Teen heart-throbs Ant and Dec owe busty model Sophie Dahl a big vote of thanks - for rescuing their election night party.