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hello

noun

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an expression of goodwill upon meeting
  • we said our hellos and got right down to business

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The first known use of hello was in 1834

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“Hello.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hello. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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