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English noun: laurels

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


SamplesAn award for bravery.


Synonymsaccolade, award, honor, honour


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

2. laurels (state) the state of being honored


Synonymshonor, honour


Broader (hypernym)standing


Narrower (hyponym)celebrity, esteem, fame, glorification, glory, regard, renown, reputation, repute, respect


Antonymsdishonor, dishonour









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