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noun as in decoration of honor

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Still, stripping Keller of his medals seems like, at best, a long shot.

From Time

Earlier this year, the Climate Action Campaign gave San Diego a “silver” on the Olympic medal scale in terms of how well t did on the old.

An American athlete hadn’t earned a medal of any color in the 10,000 meters since the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan—22 years before Rupp was born.

From Fortune

They earn up to seven points per problem, and top scorers take home medals, just like at the Olympic Games.

In an FKT attempt, there are no bibs, no crowds and no medals.

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George W. Bush.

It was, I have to say, at the bottom of the hierarchy of royal honors, a British Empire Medal.

Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Film Festival, took the stage, flanked by a woman holding a trophy and a medal.

Even without a Fields Medal, Maryam is one of the great mathematicians of our time.

That same year, Clinton awarded Brady the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest award given to civilians.

This was shown at the Paris Salon, 1889, and missed the gold medal by two votes.

For his services on the Nive as commander of the first brigade of guards, he received a medal.

Adamov left the school with a gold medal and rose rapidly to a high place in the Ministry of Justice.

Martin Falleix obtained a brevet for invention and a gold medal at the Exposition of 1824.

I managed to obtain the Distinguished Conduct Medal for the bugler who always accompanies me everywhere on my peregrinations.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to medal, such as: gold, reward, badge, commemoration, hardware, and laurel.

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