Distinguished Service Medal
noun Date: 1914 1. a British military decoration awarded for distinguished conduct in war 2. a United States military decoration awarded for exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a wartime duty of great responsibility

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  • Distinguished Service Medal — n. ☆ 1. a U.S. military decoration awarded for exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility 2. a British Royal Navy or Marines decoration awarded for distinguished service in time of war …   English World dictionary

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  • Distinguished Service Medal — noun a United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑laurel wreath, ↑medal, ↑medallion, ↑palm, ↑ribbon * * * 1. U.S. Mil. a decoration awarded for excep …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distinguished Service Medal — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. La Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) est une décoration décernée dans différents pays : Distinguished Service Medal (Australie) Distinguished Service …   Wikipédia en Français

  • distinguished service medal — medal awarded for heroism in military battle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Distinguished Service Medal — 1. U.S. Mil. a decoration awarded for exceptionally meritorious performance of a duty of great responsibility. 2. Brit. Mil. a decoration awarded for distinguished conduct in war. Abbr.: D.S.M. * * * …   Universalium

  • Distinguished Service Medal — Distin′guished Serv′ice Med al n. 1) mil a U.S. military decoration awarded for exceptionally meritorious performance of a duty of great responsibility 2) mil a British military decoration awarded for distinguished conduct in war Abbr.: D.S.M …   From formal English to slang

  • Distinguished Service Medal (Army) — This article is about Army Distinguished Service Medal. For other U.S. versions, see Distinguished Service Medal (United States). Army Distinguished Service Medal Awarded by United …   Wikipedia

  • Distinguished Service Medal (United Kingdom) — For other uses, see Distinguished Service Medal (disambiguation). Distinguished Service Medal Obverse of m …   Wikipedia

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