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1. An award made from a blue ribbon given to a competitor who finishes in first place.
2. An award or honor given for excellence.
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1. a blue ribbon given as the first prize in a contest.
2. the highest award.
3. a blue ribbon worn as a badge of honor by members of the British Order of the Garter.
of superior or unmatched quality.
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|Adj.||1.||blue-ribbon - selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season"|
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
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