Definition of honorable mention in English:

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honorable mention

Pronunciation: /ˈänər(ə)bəl/ /ˈänrəbəl ˈmen(t)SHən/

noun

A commendation given to a candidate in an examination or competition who is not awarded a prize.
Example sentences
  • 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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