English version

badge of office

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbadge of officebadge of officeBritish EnglishPGO an object which shows that you have an official position 🔊 Mayors wear chains around their necks as badges of office. badge
Examples from the Corpus
badge of officeHis badge of office, a large gold key, hung round his neck on a silk ribbon.And there were more badges of office.Police are quizzing staff and contractors in Middlesbrough municipal buildings after the theft of the nine-carat chains and two badges of office.
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