honorable mention

as in award
recognition given to someone who has done something extremely well but who has not won the top honor They didn't win the science fair competition but were pleased to receive an honorable mention.

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“Honorable mention.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/honorable%20mention. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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