in greeting

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Definition of in greeting

: as a way to greet someone He held out his hand in greeting.

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“In greeting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20greeting. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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