award

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noun
1 prize that sb gets for doing sth well
ADJECTIVE
annual
national
coveted, highest, major, prestigious, special, top
cash

The winning designers will receive cash awards.

bravery (esp. BrE), design, lifetime achievement, literary, merit, teaching, etc.

He won a lifetime achievement award for his civil rights campaigning.

VERB + AWARD
announce, bestow, give sb, hand out, make (sb), present (sb with)

The award was made for his work in cancer research.

the numerous awards bestowed on him in his lifetime

carry off (BrE), earn (sb), garner, get, receive, win

Stephen's quick thinking has earned him a bravery award.

deserve

The movie deserved all the awards it received.

accept
sponsor

a business award sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce

AWARD + VERB
go to sb

The best documentary award went to Ugyen Wangdi for ‘Price of Letter’.

AWARD + NOUN
awards banquet (esp. AmE), awards ceremony, awards dinner, awards luncheon (esp. AmE)

The awards ceremony was intended to celebrate the achievements of young artists.

scheme (BrE)
recipient (esp. AmE), winner
citation (esp. AmE), nomination
PREPOSITION
award for

the award for best actor

award from

She received an award from the PPS Foundation.

2 money given to sb
ADJECTIVE
compensatory (esp. BrE), discretionary (BrE)
pay (esp. BrE)

The union is unhappy with this year's pay award.

compensation (esp. BrE), damages, libel (esp. BrE), malpractice
VERB + AWARD
get, receive
grant, make

The judge has the power to make damages awards.

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verb
ADVERB
automatically
jointly

He was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize with Alex Mueller.

posthumously
annually

The prize is awarded annually for the best new building.

PREPOSITION
to

Promotions were automatically awarded to senior officials.

Award is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑council, ↑judge, ↑jury, ↑referee
Award is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accolade, ↑bonus, ↑bursary, ↑certificate, ↑compensation, ↑contract, ↑corner, ↑credit, ↑custody, ↑damage, ↑decoration, ↑degree, ↑diploma, ↑franchise, ↑funding, ↑grade, ↑grant, ↑honour, ↑knighthood, ↑licence, ↑medal, ↑patent, ↑penalty, ↑pension, ↑place, ↑point, ↑prize, ↑rank, ↑scholarship, ↑sum, ↑title, ↑trophy

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  • award — 1 vt [Anglo French awarder agarder to look at, decide on, impose, alteration of Old French esguarder to look at, from es , intensive prefix + guarder to guard] 1: to give in accordance with a judicial or administrative determination or decision… …   Law dictionary

  • Award — 〈[əwɔ:d] m. 6〉 von einem Expertenausschuss verliehener Preis (Academy Award, Design Award, National Book Award) ● der Award für den besten Song wurde einer Boygroup verliehen [engl., „Preis, Auszeichnung“] * * * Award [ə wɔ:d ], der; s, s [engl.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Award — A*ward , n. [Cf. OF. award, awart, esgart. See {Award}, v. t.] 1. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted. Impatient for the award. Cowper. [1913 Webster] An award had been given… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Award — est une société spécialisée dans la conception et la fabrication de BIOS (Basic Input Output System) pour ordinateurs. La société Award est l une des principales actrices de ce marché et ses BIOS sont très répandus[réf. nécessaire] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • award — award; award·ee; award·er; …   English syllables

  • Award — A*ward , v. i. To determine; to make an award. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Award — A*ward , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awarding}.] [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. wart[=e]n to watch, guard. See {Ward}.] To give by sentence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Award — [ə wɔ:d] der; s, s <aus engl. award »Urteil, Entscheidung«> die schiedsgerichtliche Entscheidung (im angloamerik. Rechtskreis) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • award — vb *grant, accord, vouchsafe, concede Analogous words: bestow, confer, present, *give: assign, *allot, apportion, allocate: adjudicate, adjudge, *judge, arbitrate award n prize, *premium …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • award — [n] prize or reward accolade, adjudication, allotment, bestowal, citation, conferment, conferral, decision, decoration, decree, distinction, donation, endowment, feather in cap*, gift, gold, gold star*, grant, honor, order, presentation,… …   New thesaurus

  • award — [ə wôrd′] vt. [ME awarden < Anglo Fr awarder < Anglo Norm eswarder < es (< L ex) + Gmc * wardon: see WARN] 1. to give by the decision of a law court or arbitrator [the plaintiff was awarded damages] 2. to give as the result of judging …   English World dictionary

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