Definition of honourable mention in English:

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honourable mention


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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