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uh wawrd

  • n  a grant made by a law court
    he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • n  a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    an award for bravery
  • n  something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
  • v  give, especially as an honor or reward
  • v  give as judged due or on the basis of merit
    the referee awarded a free kick to the team
    the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff

  • Less than two months into 1992, well before the opening of the main season for journalistic awards, and we have already bagged a big one.
  • The stars showed up and the likes of Atonement, No Country For Old Men and There Will Be Blood took the major awards.
  • Britain's version of the Grammys awards its main prizes to the Foo Fighters and Arctic Monkeys.
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  • Barack Obama in Reuters
    For top executives to award themselves these kinds of compensation packages in the midst of this economic crisis is not only bad taste -- it's bad strategy -- and I will not tolerate it as president,said Obama, who has been in the White House...
  • Al Gore in The Age
    I am deeply honoured to receive the Nobel Peace Prize,Mr Gore said in a statement. "My wife, Tipper, and I will donate 100 per cent of the proceeds of the award to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a bipartisan non-profit organisation...
  • Taylor Swift in Detroit Free Press
    I was standing onstage and I was really excited because I'd just won the award and then I was really excited because Kanye West was onstage,Swift said to reporters. "And then I wasn't excited anymore after that."

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