honourable mention

/ɒnərəbəl ˈmɛnʃən/ (say onuhruhbuhl 'menshuhn)

noun
a commendation for a significant achievement which was not, nevertheless, deemed worthy of a major prize.
Also, honorable mention.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • honourable mention — honourable mentions N COUNT If something that you do in a competition is given an honourable mention, it receives special praise from the judges although it does not actually win a prize. (in AM, use honorable mention) …   English dictionary

  • honourable mention — BrE honorable mention AmE n a special honour in a competition for work that was of high quality but did not get a prize …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • honourable mention — An award of distinction not entitling to a prize • • • Main Entry: ↑mention …   Useful english dictionary

  • honourable mention — ► NOUN ▪ a commendation for a candidate in an examination or competition not awarded a prize …   English terms dictionary

  • honourable mention — BrE honorable mention AmE noun (C) a special honour in a competition for work that was of high quality but did not get a prize …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • honourable mention — noun a commendation for a candidate in an examination or competition not awarded a prize …   English new terms dictionary

  • mention — men|tion1 W1S1 [ˈmenʃən] v [T] 1.) to talk or write about something or someone, usually quickly and without saying very much or giving details ▪ Was my name mentioned at all? ▪ Some of the problems were mentioned in his report. mention sth to sb… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mention — 1 / menSFn/ verb (T) 1 to talk about something or someone in a conversation, piece of writing etc, especially without saying very much or giving details: As I mentioned earlier, this has been a very successful year for our company. | Jill… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mention — [[t]me̱nʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦ mentions, mentioning, mentioned 1) VERB If you mention something, you say something about it, usually briefly. [V n/ ing] She did not mention her mother s absence... [V n to n] I may not have mentioned it to her... [V that]… …   English dictionary

  • honourable — adj. (US honorable) 1 a worthy of honour. b bringing honour to its possessor. c showing honour, not base. d consistent with honour. e colloq. (of the intentions of a man courting a woman) directed towards marriage. 2 (Honourable) a title… …   Useful english dictionary

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