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.
Michael's Bridge Diner, Lancaster; honorable mention, Clinton Gourmet, Tailgater's Grill and Old Timer Restaurant, all in Clinton.
Following on the heels of AFEI's award, at the IDGA Military Logistics Summit LMP received an Honorable Mention in the Military Logistics Program of the Year award category.
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Not surprisingly, that's where you'll find some of the best-tasting Best Bites and Honorable Mentions.
Honorable Mention (tie): The Health Care Services Acquisition Record, Irving Levin Associates; and The Medical Technology Acquisition Record, Irving Levin Associates, Eleanor Meredith, publisher of both services.
Other winners of the senior division include the following: Sandro Russo, 28, Italy, third prize; and Yevgeniy Milyavskiy, 19, United States; Ruzha Semova, 27, Bulgaria; and Huihsin Tseng, 30, Taiwan, each earning honorable mentions, respectively.
The Honorable Mention awards recognize the value of humour in a church magazine and demonstrate that the Record does, too.
The September, 2001, special section on General Synod published by the Anglican Journal, received an honorable mention, as did coverage on the Web site, www.
Student artists receiving honorable mention and awards of encouragement were sent gift subscriptions and merchandise.