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prize

noun [C]
 
 
/praɪz/
something such as an amount of money that is given to a person or organization that wins a competition: The promotion, launched on a national breakfast show, involves a competition with a daily prize of $10,000. A new sponsor has been found to put up the prize money. Cash prizes are awarded to winners and runners-up with the Student Journalist of the Year offered a paid summer placement.a $100,000/£70,000, etc. prize More than a dozen young interior designers are fighting for the $150,000 prize.win/get/share a prize Loan sharks sometimes use tactics which include sending letters to home-owners telling them they've won a prize and urging them to get in touch.award/offer/present a prize Each award category offers prizes for small, medium, and large businesses.top/big/major prize Several small businesses in the area are challenging for the top prize in the Entrepreneur Award scheme.first/second/third prize She won first prize in a literary competition and has just had her first book published.a prize for sth The London-based agency has been awarded several prizes for its original and creative advertising campaigns.
something valuable that people want very much to have: The huge export order is an important prize to be won.
Translations of “prize”
in Korean 상…
in Arabic جائِزة…
in French prix, primé…
in Turkish ödül, mükâfat…
in Italian premio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獎, 獎賞, 獎金…
in Russian приз, премия, награда…
in Polish nagroda, wygrana…
in Spanish premio…
in Portuguese prêmio…
in German der Lohn, der Preis, Preis-……
in Catalan premi…
in Japanese 賞, 賞金, 賞品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奖, 奖赏, 奖金…
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