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silver medal

noun
1.
a medal, traditionally of silver or silver in color, awarded to a person or team finishing second in a competition, meet, or tournament.
Also, silver.
Related forms
silver medalist, noun
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  • In each case, the faces of gold and silver medal winning athletes were scrutinised.
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British Dictionary definitions for silver medal

silver medal

noun
1.
a medal of silver awarded to a competitor who comes second in a contest or race Compare gold medal, bronze medal
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Contemporary definitions for silver medal
noun

a medal made of or colored silver, esp. that given for second place in a competition

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