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English definition of “award”

award

noun [C]     /əˈwɔːd/ US  /-ˈwɔːrd/
B2 a prize or an amount of money that is given to someone following an official decision : They have authorized awards of £ 900 to each of the victims . the Academy Award for Best Director Gifts in the form of moneyPresents and giftsPrizes, rewards and medals
(Definition of award noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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