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consolation prize

noun [C] uk   us  
a small prize given to someone who has taken part in a competition, but who has not won
Translations of “consolation prize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 安慰獎,鼓勵獎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安慰奖,鼓励奖…
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