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verb [intransitive]     medal pronunciation in British English
/ˈmed(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymedal
he/she/itmedals
present participlemedalling
past tensemedalled
past participlemedalled
  1. to win a medal by coming first, second or third in a competition

    Italy look to be coming together nicely and have medalled once this season.

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medalled

     medalled pronunciation in British English
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Grainger is Great Britain’s most medalled female rower.

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