- 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
- 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.
- In a very political festival, Fahrenheit 911 takes Cannes top prize.
- 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...