Definition of Presidential Medal of Freedom in English:

Presidential Medal of Freedom

Syllabification: Pres·i·den·tial Med·al of Free·dom
Pronunciation: /ˌprezəˈdenCHəl ˌmedl əv ˈfrēdəm
 
/

noun

(In the US) a medal constituting the highest award that can be given to a civilian in peacetime.
More example sentences
  • In 1996, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, awarded to civilians making outstanding contributions to American life.
  • In 2000, Taylor was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award, by President Bill Clinton, for whom he delivered the sermon for the Inaugural Prayer Service in 1993.
  • Less than two months before his death, President Bush awarded him the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Definition of Presidential Medal of Freedom in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: glē
noun
great delight