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consolation prize

n.
A prize given to a competitor who loses or does not win the first prize.

consolation prize

n
(Games, other than specified) a prize given to console a loser of a game

consola′tion prize`


n.
a prize, usu. of minor value, given to the loser or runner-up in a competition.
[1885–90]
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consolation prize

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consolation prize

npremio di consolazione
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Corkery said: "After the disappointment of not making the Ireland Development Squad for the tour of New Zealand, it's a very nice consolation prize.
England have won a Euro 96 consolation prize after their defeat by Germany - the Fair Play Trophy.
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Although many awards were foregone conclusions, like the two Soderbergh-directed wins - for ``Erin Brockovich'' Best Actress (and world-class stage hog) Julia Roberts and ``Traffic'' Supporting Actor Benicio Del Toro - Stephen Gaghan's ``Traffic'' Adapted Screenplay and ``Crouching Tiger's'' Foreign Language Film consolation prize, some of the choices represented at least mild repudiations of established academy groupthink.
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The Gardener's Tribe of Madaymen, Kibungan, Benguet; the "Tribo Man-apit" (harvesters) of Puguis, La Trinidad, Benguet; Ayyoweng di Lambak (call for celebration) of Tadian, Mountain Province and the Dinamey Baguio Cultural Group; Baguio Binadang (helping hand) As Nan Batawa Cultural Dancers; Am-among (festival) Chi Umili of Bontoc, Mountain Province; Baguio Umili Ay Kalalaychan (elderly) Cultural group; I-Lubuagen Performing Group of Lubuagan, Kalinga province; Caba National High School, Shakrag Sadanga of Sadanga, Mountain Province Cultural Organization; Tribu Bugkalot of Aurora province and the Chom-No Cultural Performing Group of Tam-awan barangay in the city will also receive P30,000 as consolation prize.
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He called his predecessor names (albeit reluctantly), he dressed down a senator who had the temerity to offer him advice - and to the soldiers on the frontline he offered sex with starlets as a consolation prize.
After a disappointing eighth place finish in the Olympic final the 400m hurdler can claim the consolation prize of a PS20,000 bonus and the overall series title for the first time if she finishes ahead of rival Cassandra Tate at the Ivo van Damme meeting in Belgium.