What does word kudos mean in English

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kudos (English)

Part of speech: noun

Annotation:
English native speakers often mistakenly regard the word as plural (similar to e.g. Gyros), which is why the singular is sometimes used kudo is used
Hyphenation:
ku | dos, no plural
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈKjuːdɒs]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Praise and recognition
Origin of the term:
from greekkydos (κῦδος) (Fame, honor)
Synonyms:
1) praise, accolades
Application examples:
1) The talented, young playwright received kudos for his new drama.

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in English:

And while Enda might get the kudos for rebuilding Fine Gael, it is Leo Varadkar (and partner Dr Matt Barrett) who take the rosette for most artfully conceived birthday.
Independent.ie, January 22, 2019

Way to really go the extra mile !!! major kudos are due to a Texas teacher named Shannon Grimm, for supporting one of her students in a way that most wouldn’t.
Perez Hilton, February 21, 2019

Porsche's flying-saucer GT didn't get all the respect that it deserved, but if a new one arrived today, it might just earn the kudos and sales it deserves.
CNET, April 18, 2020

Kareem Jackson may not have received kudos from his head coach but he certainly got them from his defensive coordinator.
The Washington Times, December 12, 2019

Meanwhile, a ludicrously minor footnote, but Aston Villa become the latest club to cancel their pre-match press conference; kudos to Steve Bruce and Nigel Pearson, who got one up on Boris Johnson, for braving it.
The Guardian, March 13, 2020

But kudos to those people who make it work. Python's the same way. Very few people have working Python type annotations, but Python is incredibly popular.
Slashdot, June 20, 2020

Hailed as a health hack, intermittent fasting is widely promoted as a reliable way to lose weight, lower disease risk and increase lifespan. But despite some positive study results, does it really deserve so much kudos?
Deutsche Welle, January 30, 2020

Congress and the Trump administration deserve kudos for quickly providing stimulus totaling $ 3.6 trillion. Conservatives may worry about skyrocketing interest payments on the national debt, but inflation will be the bigger problem.
The Washington Times, July 5, 2020

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