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English noun: accolade

1. accolade (communication) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

SamplesAn award for bravery.

Synonymsaward, honor, honour, laurels

Broader (hypernym)symbol

Narrower (hyponym)academic degree, Academy Award, aliyah, cachet, citation, commendation, crown, decoration, degree, Emmy, honorable mention, laurel wreath, letter, medal, medallion, mention, Nobel prize, Oscar, palm, pennant, Prix de Rome, Prix Goncourt, prize, ribbon, seal, seal of approval, trophy, trophy, varsity letter

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