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consolation prize

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

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

consolation prize

nTrostpreis m
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consolation prize

npremio di consolazione
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