Serving as a farewell.; A farewell address.
‘a valedictory wave’
‘Dame Muriel revealed that her latest novel, The Finishing School, which was published this year, will not mark an end to fiction writing for her, despite its valedictory title.’
‘In his valedictory editorial in the latest issue of the Poetry Review, he could not contain his gloom any longer.’
‘Some of the songs were previewed on the group’s 2003 valedictory tour, while others have never been publicly aired.’
‘Those of us who love Haydn adore his last large-scale work, this valedictory oratorio, to distraction.’
‘‘It used to worry me greatly that there are always people in an audience who are unmoved, unreached by what I do,’ she wrote in her diary of her valedictory year.’
прощальный, прощальная речь