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Companion of Literature

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Definition of Companion of Literature in English:

noun

(In the UK) a holder of an honour awarded by the Royal Society of Literature and founded in 1961.
Example sentences
  • In 1999, he was made a Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature.
  • He was awarded a CBE and was made a Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature.
  • The year before his death, he received the Companion of Literature from the British Royal Society of Literature.

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