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What is the meaning of "tribute"?

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Rebecca

'Tribute' is a noun meaning 'to show respect or gratitude.' So, in this case, the woman is saying that updating the team mascot 'The Ghosts' would be a lovely way to show respect or gratitude to the graveyard that the school is built on. Ex: The team paid a tribute to their retired player. Ex: People across the world showed their tribute to the deceased celebrity.

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