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A great merit or award. A great praise.
Your work should receive such an accolade.
de CGray1387 20 mai 2006
That in which one must shout in addition to a gesture of hands raised, upon the knowledge of an audible exchange of an approbation.
Stranger: "You look cute today"

de The Agressor 27 septembre 2010
a useless pat on the back from your asshole employer
I got accolades in the company newsletter for a job well done instead of a raise.
de spidey_88 21 mai 2010