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English definition of “prize”

prize

verb [T often passive] (REWARD)    /praɪz/
to think that someone or something is very valuable or important: In parts of Asia this plant is prized for its medicinal qualities. I prize that intimacy above everything.Liking
(Definition of prize verb (REWARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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