honorable mention


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honorable mention

n.
A citation given to one who has performed well in a competition but has not been awarded a prize.

hon′orable men′tion


n.
a citation conferred on a contestant, exhibit, etc., having exceptional merit though not winning a top honor.
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Noun1.honorable mention - an official recognition of merithonorable mention - an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
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This bird was a godsend to us, and I should be an ingrate if I forgot to make honorable mention of him in these pages.
The more to be desired is it, therefore, that yourself should deserve honorable mention, as a true patriot and upright ruler, when your own doings shall be written down in history.
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Oregon freshman outside hitter Lindsey Vander Weide was named to the All-Pac-12 team on Tuesday, and junior libero Amanda Benson was named all-league honorable mention.
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