an award or an expression of praise
- There is no higher accolade at this school than an honorary degree.
- She has been winning accolades [=she has been receiving praise] for her performances in small plays.
- The movie’s special effects have drawn accolades from both fans and critics. [=have been praised by both fans and critics]
- акколада, восторженная похвала, знак одобрения, знак почтения