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accolade

noun

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1 a formal expression of praise
  • for their exceptional bravery the firefighters received accolades from both local and national officials

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2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • winning the Nobel Prize for Physics is generally regarded as the highest accolade for a physicist

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3 something given in recognition of achievement
  • a screen performance that won virtually every accolade that the film world has to offer

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“Accolade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accolade. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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