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English definition of “reward”


verb [T]     /rɪˈwɔːd/
WORKPLACE, HR to give a person , company , or organization money or other advantages because they have been successful : The Industrial Exporter of the Year award will reward a company that has expanded outside the domestic market .be rewarded (for sth) Managers who innovate and focus on economic profit will be rewarded.reward sb for sth Bonuses are a management tool that reward employees for hard work .be rewarded by sb Companies that reduce earnings volatility and lower the probability of large losses are rewarded by financial markets with less expensive and better access to capital .
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE if investors are rewarded, they make a profit from their investments : be rewarded with sth Anyone who bought the shares at 425.5p in November will have been rewarded with a 12% return .
(Definition of reward verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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