Accolade - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈækəleɪd|  American pronunciation of the word accolade
Brit.  |ˈakəleɪd|  British pronunciation of the word accolade

noun

- a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction (syn: award, honor, honour, laurels)

Examples

There is no higher accolade at this school than an honorary degree.

...for their exceptional bravery the firefighters received accolades from both local and national officials...

She received a Grammy Award, the highest accolade in the music business.

Word forms

noun
singular: accolade
plural: accolades
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