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Laureate

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Noun

1. laureate

someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath

Adjective

2. laureate

worthy of the greatest honor or distinction

Example Sentences:
'The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Laureate

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adjective (usually immediately postpositive)
1. literary
crowned with laurel leaves as a sign of honour
2. archaic
made of laurel
noun
3.  short for poet laureate
4. 
a person honoured with an award for art or science
a Nobel laureate
5. rare
a person honoured with the laurel crown or wreath

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Laureate

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adjective
1. 
woven of sprigs of laurel
said of a crown or wreath
2. 
crowned with a laurel wreath as a mark of honor or distinction
3. 
worthy of honor; distinguished; preeminent, esp. among poets
noun
4. 
a person on whom honor or distinction is conferred
5. 
poet laureate
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈlaureˌated or ˈlaureˌating Archaic
6. 
to honor or confer distinction upon
7. 
to appoint to the position of poet laureate

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Laureate

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adj.
1. Worthy of the greatest honor or distinction: "The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag" (James Traub).
2. Crowned or decked with laurel as a mark of honor.
3. Archaic Made of laurel sprigs, as a wreath or crown.
n.
1. One honored or awarded a prize for great achievements especially in the arts or sciences: a Nobel laureate.
2. A poet laureate.

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