Definition of 'medal'
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We also make medals and awards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So will gold medals be won in Rio simply by the least disabled in a classification? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can't beat getting a gold medal at a home games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it was important to me to win medals in those competitions, ” he said. Computing (2010)Your car doesn't have to be a medal winner to be featured. The Sun (2017)Where would our medal haul be without TUEs? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The desire to win medals superseded their collective moral and ethical compass and Olympic values of fair play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I want to get some medals for my country. The Sun (2016)The heptathlete had been expected to challenge for the gold medal in Rio but had to settle for sixth place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She won two silver medals and said it was'a war '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Olympic officials decided that this deserved a gold medal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The only way forward is to think about getting another medal. The Sun (2010)The medals are awarded to those with the lowest scores. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But he is determined to add to his medal haul with another gold next summer. The Sun (2011)Their medals of honour have to be removed! Times, Sunday Times (2010)But since then there have been no medals and the sport has suffered funding cuts. The Sun (2012)This book deserves a medal for bravery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some veterans may not get their medals for months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many have been awarded top bravery medals to reward courage under fire. The Sun (2008)The man wears his gut like a medal of honour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Six previous grade one chases had brought a clutch of silver and bronze medals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The wines have won numerous medals. The Wine Roads of France (1989)No player clutching a winner 's medal doubts the guy who picked him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One gold medal led to another, and another. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What would you win a gold medal for, apart from singing? The Sun (2012)His incredible medal haul also includes five golds at the European championships. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Obviously at a home Games the sports and the medal hopefuls get more money. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has earned big bucks and won medals but lost his'game '. The Sun (2015)It's all about winners' medals. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'medal'
British English: medal /ˈmɛdl/ NOUN
A medal is a small metal disc, given as an award for bravery or as a prize in a sporting event.
...the country's highest medal for bravery.
- American English: medal
- Arabic: مِدَالِيَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: medalha
- Chinese: 奖章
- Croatian: medalja
- Czech: medaile
- Danish: medalje
- Dutch: medaille
- European Spanish: medalla
- Finnish: mitali
- French: médaille
- German: Medaille
- Greek: μετάλλιο
- Italian: medaglia
- Japanese: メダル
- Korean: 메달
- Norwegian: medalje
- Polish: medal
- European Portuguese: medalha
- Romanian: medalie
- Russian: медаль
- Spanish: medalla
- Swedish: medalj
- Thai: เหรียญ
- Turkish: madalya
- Ukrainian: медаль
- Vietnamese: huy chương
Definition of medal from the Collins English Dictionary
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