Definition of “gold medal” - English Dictionary

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“gold medal” in English

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gold medalnoun [ C ]

/ˌɡəʊld ˈmed.əl/ /ˌɡoʊld ˈmed.əl/

Examples from literature

  • He has more Olympic gold medals than anyone in the world – 18 in all! 
  • Hundreds of athletes win gold medals at sports competitions. 
  • In 2012 he won a gold medal at the London Paralympics. 
  • In fact, Olympic gold medals are no longer made of pure gold. 
  • She won a gold medal. 
  • Their gold medals show they are the strongest, the fastest, and the best athletes in the world. 

(Definition of “gold medal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“gold medal” in American English

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gold medalnoun [ C ]

/ˈɡoʊld ˈmed·əl/

a disk-shaped prize made of or covered with gold that is given to a person or team that wins a competition

(Definition of “gold medal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)