awarding awarding  /ə ˈwɔr dɪŋ/


  • (n) a grant made by a law court


  1. The native Tennessean, 94, began awarding the annual Templeton Prize in 1972.
  2. On the agenda was the awarding of an up to $7 billion deal to a subsidiary of Houston-based conglomerate Halliburton to restore Iraq's oil facilities.
  3. Deutch's successor, George Tenet, attempted to mollify case officers by awarding Ward the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal in March 2000.


  1. Citizens Bank awards $275k in grants to summer jobs programs in Boston, Springfield

    Citizens Bank and the Citizens Bank Foundation said they are awarding grants totaling $275,000 to support workforce development and youth summer jobs programs to community organizations in Boston and Springfield. Citizens said it is awarding grants to the Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, Boston Private Industry Council, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Roca Inc., and YMCA of ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. State to privatize prison food service to close budget gap

    The state will privatize prison food service by awarding a contract to Aramark Corp., saving an estimated $28 million over two years. The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation will pay the Philadelphia-based international food, hospitality and service company to prepare and serve 150,000 meals daily to prisoners in Ohio adult facilities.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

  3. American Airlines Applauds U.S. Department of Transportation for Tentatively Awarding the Airline a New Brazil Route

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today applauded the Show Cause Order announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), tentatively awarding American with route ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. The spokesperson Jiang Yu made the remarks when asked to comment on the statement in which Pelosi said "I believe that International Olympic Committee made a mistake in awarding the 2008 Summer Games to China."
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Xinhua

  2. "In light of the recent developments surrounding Tiger Woods and his family, I will not pursue legislation awarding him the Congressional Gold Medal this session," Baca said in an e-mail statement to
    on Dec 9, 2009 By: Rep Joe Baca Source: FOXNews

  3. "Awarding it to Al Gore cannot be seen as anything other than a political statement. Awarding it to the IPCC is well-founded," said Bjorn Lomborg, author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Bjorn Source: Guardian Unlimited

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