A commendation given to a candidate in an examination or competition who is not awarded a prize: the project received an honourable mention in the 1991 awards
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- Two honorable mentions were awarded in this year's competition.
- A winning prize, as well as an honorable mention will be awarded to recognize their efforts.
- The judges also awarded several projects with honorable mentions.
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