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honorable mention

a citation conferred on a contestant, exhibit, etc., having exceptional merit though not winning a top honor or prize.
Origin of honorable mention
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Time deserves an honorable mention here, as it stopped midway and left something for later.
  • Other entries of special merit will be recognized with certificates of honorable mention.
  • Unless noted, state players of the year are honorable mention selections.
  • In addition, seven non-monetary honorable mention distinctions were made.
  • Contestants receiving honorable mention will receive recognition and a token of our appreciation as well.

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