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  • n  something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • n  goods or money obtained illegally
  • n  something given as a token of victory
  • v  hold dear
    I prize these old photographs
  • v  to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
  • v  regard highly; think much of
    We prize his creativity
  • s  of superior grade
    prize carnations

  • For one thing, the academy has shown a fondness for spreading the prize around geopolitically and linguistically; because the last two .
  • A searing abortion drama from Romania takes the festival's top prize, while the Americans are largely ignored.
  • It was a proud week for Asia on the prize front.
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  • Barack Obama in Toronto Star
    To be honest, I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who've been honoured by this prize,Obama said. "But I also know that this prize reflects the kind of world that those men and women...
  • 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...
  • John McCain in New York Times
    I further propose we inspire the ingenuity and resolve of the American people,Mr. McCain said, "by offering a $300 million prize for the development of a battery package that has the size, capacity, cost and power to leapfrog the...

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