Medal for Merit

noun phrase

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

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Medal for Merit was in 1942

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“Medal for Merit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Medal%20for%20Merit. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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