bronze medal

bronze medal
n.
a medal, made of or like bronze, given as an award to the person coming in third in a competition, race, etc.

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  • bronze medal — n a ↑medal made of bronze given to the person who comes third in a race or competition ▪ The bronze medal went to Nool of Estonia. >bronze medallist BrE bronze medalist AmE n ▪ an Olympic bronze medallist →↑gold medal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bronze medal — noun count a piece of BRONZE like a coin, given as a prize to someone who comes third in a sports competition: The team from Ireland won the bronze medal. ╾ ,bronze medalist noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bronze medal — bronze medals N COUNT A bronze medal is a medal made of bronze or bronze coloured metal that is given as a prize to the person who comes third in a competition, especially a sports contest …   English dictionary

  • bronze medal — ► NOUN ▪ a medal made of or coloured bronze, customarily awarded for third place in a race or competition …   English terms dictionary

  • bronze medal — noun a trophy made of bronze (or having the appearance of bronze) that is usually awarded for winning third place in a competition • Hypernyms: ↑trophy, ↑prize * * * noun, pl ⋯ dals [count] : a medal made of bronze that is awarded as the prize… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bronze medal — For the New York City civilian award go to Bronze Medallion New York City Award A bronze medal is a medal awarded to the third place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. The… …   Wikipedia

  • bronze medal — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bronze medal : singular bronze medal plural bronze medals a piece of bronze like a coin, given as a prize to someone who comes third in a sports competition Derived word: bronze medallist noun countable Word… …   English dictionary

  • bronze medal — bronze medalist. a medal, traditionally of bronze or bronze in color, awarded to a person or team finishing third in a competition, meet, or tournament. Cf. gold medal, silver medal. * * * …   Universalium

  • bronze medal — bronze′ med′al n. spo a medal, traditionally of bronze, awarded to the third place winner in a competition bronze′ med′alist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • bronze medal — noun (C) a medal made of bronze given to the person who comes third in a race or competition bronze medallist noun (C) see also: gold medal, silver medal …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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