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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

medal play British & World English

another term for stroke play.

gold medal British & World English

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

bronze medal British & World English

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

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

silver medal British & World English

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

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 in deserve British & World English

Have done something considered especially praiseworthy or heroic

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

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 English Thesaurus

he won his first gold medal in 1998

medal English-Spanish

medalla f

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