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Nobel prize

noun [C] uk   /ˌnəʊ.belˈpraɪz/ us    /ˌnoʊ-/
any of the six international prizes that are given each year to people who make important discoveries or progress in chemistry, physics, medicine, literature, peace, and economics: the Nobel prize for literaturePrizes, rewards and medals
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