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Prizes and honours for other achievements

award

noun

a prize or other reward that is given to someone who has achieved something

prize

noun

a reward that you get for being successful in a sport, competition, or game, or for being better than others at something. Someone who has won a prize is called a prize winner

championship

noun

the position of being a champion

accolade

noun

an honour given to someone for their work

Nobel Prize

noun

an international prize given each year for chemistry, physics, medicine, literature, economics, and for work towards world peace. Someone who has won a Nobel Prize is often referred to as a Nobel laureate.

consolation prize

noun

a small prize given to someone who has failed to win

glittering prize

noun

a prize or successful position that a lot of people want to have very much

booby prize

noun

a prize given as a joke to someone who comes last in a competition

commendation

noun

an official prize given to someone who has done something very good or brave

honour

noun

the prize of a special title given by the Queen of England

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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