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silver disc

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Definition of silver disc in English:

noun

A framed silver-coloured disc awarded to a recording artist or group for sales of a recording exceeding a specified figure (lower than those required for a gold disc).
Example sentences
  • A BBC record album of the event (actually a different edit from both the radio and TV versions) was awarded a silver disc, racking up highly impressive sales figures for a comedy album.
  • OK, they gave me a silver disc but it's small consolation I can tell you.
  • Their first album, Salva Nos, released in 1997, went to number one in the classical charts, earning the girls a silver disc.

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