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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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The competition also saw winners being picked in the Form Four and Form Five category along with 10 consolation prizes in each category.
One of Ghana's leading retail shops, Melcom Group of Companies, has planned to mark its three decades of business success with the giving away of 30 cars and other consolation prizes to lucky winners in a weekly draw, starting July 1, 2019.
"In addition to the trip, there will be many consolation prizes to be won in the competition such as phones, tablets and free bet tokens.
Those 1,000 who won consolation prizes received a P500 gift certificate each.
Prizes for the winners start from P300,000, with consolation prizes for all contingents.
The Commissioner, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Steve Ayorinde, during the official presentation of the car and other consolation prizes, appreciated all stakeholders especially the major sponsors who he said' Are the backbone of the event.'
Consolation prizes were bagged by Ali Raza, Nosheen Ejazz, Afshan Ejaz, Abdul Hameed, Rafat Sadia, Sadia Khalid, Nazia and Atif Ayub Abbasi.
Consolation prizes were given to all short-listed participants.
Consolation prizes were also given to Qudrutullah, Usman Ghani, Muddasir Shareef and Madiha Fatima for their encouragement.
Consolation prizes worth P70,000 went to 31 bettors (second prize) for five correct numbers, and P1,560 each to 1,197 bettors.
Consolation prizes also went to Aaqid Siraj (IIPSR), Reet Arora (DPS) and Safa Aarif (NMES).