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medal British & World English

A metal disc typically of the size of a large coin and bearing an inscription or design, made to commemorate an event or awarded as a distinction to someone such as a soldier or athlete

gold medal British & World English

A medal made of or coloured gold, customarily awarded for first place in a race or competition

medal play British & World English

Another term for stroke play.

bronze medal British & World English

A medal made of or coloured bronze, customarily awarded for third place in a race or competition

silver medal British & World English

A medal made of or coloured silver, customarily awarded for second place in a race or competition

Dickin Medal British & World English

(In the UK) a medal awarded to an animal in recognition of an act of great bravery, typically one performed during a time of military conflict by an animal attached to the armed forces

George Medal British & World English

(In the UK and Commonwealth countries) a medal for bravery awarded especially to civilians, instituted with the George Cross in 1940

Military Medal British & World English

(In the UK and Commonwealth countries) a decoration for distinguished active service on land, instituted in 1916 (originally for enlisted soldiers)

Medal of Honor British & World English

The highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress to a member of the armed forces for gallantry and bravery in combat at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty

deserve a medal British & World English

Have done something considered especially praiseworthy or heroic

Presidential Medal of Freedom British & World English

(In the US) a medal constituting the highest award that can be given to a civilian in peacetime

deserve a medal in deserve British & World English

Have done something considered especially praiseworthy or heroic

Congressional Medal of Honor in Medal of Honor British & World English

The highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress to a member of the armed forces for gallantry and bravery in combat at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty

medal New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

inscribed piece of metal;

medal English Thesaurus

he won his first gold medal in 1998

medal English-Spanish

medalla feminine

it's a gold medal or bust in bust English-Spanish

o la medalla de oro o nada

he's still in contention for a medal in contention English-Spanish

todavía tiene posibilidades de llevarse una medalla

that final burst earned him a bronze medal in burst English-Spanish

ese esfuerzo final le valió la medalla de bronce

we have high hopes of him/his getting a gold medal in hope English-Spanish

tenemos muchas esperanzas de que obtenga una medalla de oro