English to Afrikaans Meaning :: laureate

Laureate :
- laureatebekroondeslaureaat toorn

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Noun(1) someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
Adjective(1) worthy of the greatest honor or distinction

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(1) The poet laureate's role is not new to him as he has been the laureate of Glasgow, where he has lived most of his life and was Professor of English until retiring in 1980.(2) The 15,000 pound prize awarded to the laureate is not to be sneezed at but the chance of working with the London Symphony Orchestra for a year is to dream of.(3) I fear that the million of whatever currency it is dazzles the British literary world to such an extent that the rest of the laureate 's author-compatriots often remain quasi-invisible.(4) He is professor of economics at Columbia University and a Nobel laureate .(5) No social science laureate was awarded this year as nominees did not meet the qualifications.(6) Whether the laureate speaks for poets, poetry, or the public isn't entirely clear.(7) It's not for nothing that this laureate of embarrassment is an ardent admirer of Kafka.(8) A talk among three former U.S. poet laureates, and the current laureate was especially telling.(9) Gray was offered the poet laureateship in 1757 in succession to Cibber, but declined.(10) Three main prizes worth ├ö├®┬╝300,000, ├ö├®┬╝240,000 and ├ö├®┬╝150,000 will be awarded to the three best laureates , who will also win a piano recital in Vienna.(11) This team, made up of eight of the world's top economists, including three Nobel laureates , was aiming to identify the most cost - effective solutions to the world's most serious problems.(12) To a considerable extent, a tight circle of New York intellectuals, Ivy League stars, Nobel laureates and Oxbridge luminaries replaced him and his cohort.(13) Despite the pre-eminence of the English language, very few British writers have won the Nobel laureateship - a notable exception being John Galsworthy in 1932.(14) About those, he says that three quarters of all Nobel laureates in science, medicine, and economics have lived and worked in the U.S. in recent decades.(15) Her excellent standing might be further upgraded this autumn when one of the silver laureates will win the Golden Magnolia Award.(16) The festival opened officially on June 20 with a special concert competition featuring laureates from the Inter-Atlantic Music Foundation.
Related Words
(1) poet laureate ::
bekroonde digter
1. laureate ::
2. master of poets ::
meester van digters
3. glorious ::
4. illustrious ::
5. conspicuous ::
6. memorable ::
7. celebrated ::
8. prominent ::
9. great ::
10. distinguished ::
11. eminent ::
12. noted ::
13. famous ::
14. famed ::
Different Forms
laureate, laureates, laureateship
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embarrassing a Nobel laureate?

embarrassing a Nobel LAUREATE?

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 6

Mr. Nobel Laureate
wanted olives...

Mr. Nobel Laureate wanted olives...

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 23

...letting you know you\'ve been nominated
as dumb-ass laureate of the year.

...letting you know you've been nominated as dumb-ass LAUREATE of the year.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 3

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