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Noun: honourable mention
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: honorable mention)
  1. An official recognition of merit
    "although he didn't win the prize he did get special honourable mention";
    - mention, honorable mention [US]

Derived forms: honourable mentions

Type of: accolade, award, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], laurels

Encyclopedia: Honourable mention