Medal for Merit

noun phrase

Definition of Medal for Merit

: a U.S. decoration awarded to civilians for highly meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services

First Known Use of Medal for Merit

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Medal for Merit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Medal%20for%20Merit. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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