red ribbon
noun Date: 1927 a red ribbon usually with appropriate words or markings awarded the second-place winner in a competition

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  • Red ribbon — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red ribbon — The red ribbon, a ribbon colored red, has several different meanings in different contexts. Foremost, it is the symbol of solidarity of people living with HIV/AIDS.Awareness SymbolThe red ribbon is a symbol for both drug prevention and for the… …   Wikipedia

  • red ribbon — noun a) A badge in the form of a short strip of red ribbon crossed over itself, worn to show ones support of the fight against, and of people affected by, HIV and AIDS. b) a red ribbon awarded as a second place prize. Syn: AIDS ribbon …   Wiktionary

  • Red Ribbon — Rote Schleife Die Rote Schleife (englisch Red Ribbon) ist das weltweite Symbol der Solidarität mit HIV Infizierten und AIDS Kranken. Die Farbe Rot hat dabei mehrere Bedeutungen. Sie steht zum einen für die Liebe und das Blut, zum anderen hat Rot… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Red ribbon — Rote Schleife Die Rote Schleife (englisch Red Ribbon) ist das weltweite Symbol der Solidarität mit HIV Infizierten und AIDS Kranken. Die Farbe Rot hat dabei mehrere Bedeutungen. Sie steht zum einen für die Liebe und das Blut, zum anderen hat Rot… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • red ribbon — noun : a red ribbon usually with appropriate words or markings awarded the second place winner in a competition …   Useful english dictionary

  • red ribbon — a badge, banner, rosette, or the like made of red colored ribbon or other material and used to signify the achievement of second place, as in a contest. Cf. blue ribbon. [1715 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • red ribbon — noun 1》 US an award for coming second in a competition. 2》 Canadian an award for coming first in a competition …   English new terms dictionary

  • Red Ribbon Week — is an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. Contents 1 History 1.1 Murder of DEA agent 1.2 National prominence …   Wikipedia

  • Red ribbon week — is an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually, every October 23rd 31st.It can make you feel good about your self if you are drug free.In 1985,agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena] was kidnapped while… …   Wikipedia

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