award
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /əˈwɔːd/
  • (America) IPA: /əˈwɔɹd/

Noun

award (plural awards)

  1. (legal) A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
  2. (legal) The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
  3. A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize#Noun|prize or honor#Noun|honor based on merit.
  4. (Australia, NZ, industrial relations) A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an industrial award.
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Verb

award (awards, present participle awarding; past and past participle awarded)

  1. (transitive, legal) To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge
    the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant
    • To review / The wrongful sentence, and award a new.
  2. (intransitive) To determine; to make or grant an award.
  3. (transitive) To give (an award).
    Synonyms: bestow
    Four or five of these medals are awarded every year.
  4. (transitive) To give (a person) an award.
    He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Synonyms
  • (make or grant an award) crown
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