Значение "prize" в словаре английского

prize в английском

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prizenoun [ C ]

uk /praɪz/ us /praɪz/

A2 something valuable, such as an amount of money, that is given to someone who succeeds in a competition or game or that is given to someone as a reward for doing very good work:

The critics' prize for best film was won by Marc Abbott for "Belly Laugh".
I won a prize in the raffle.
The first (= main) prize is a week for two in Miami.
The prize money for winning Wimbledon has been increased by 12.5 per cent.

something important and valuable that is difficult to achieve or get:

The prize would be her hand in marriage.

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uk /praɪz/ us /praɪz/

prize verb (LIFT)

[ T + adv/prep ] UK also prise, US also pry to use force to lift something off something else, for example by pressing a tool against a fixed point; to separate things using force:

I prized the lid off with a spoon.
The window had been prized open with a jemmy.
She couldn't prize his fingers apart to get the key.

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prizeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /praɪz/ us /praɪz/

A prize animal, flower, or vegetable is one that has won or deserves to win a prize in a competition because it is of very good quality:

a prize bull
a prize marrow

used to describe something that is a very good or important example of its type:

prize assets
Some prize idiot (= extremely foolish person) forgot to lock the door.

(Определение prize из Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

prize в американском английском

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prizenoun [ C ]

us /prɑɪz/

a reward for victory in a competition or game:

David won first prize in the school science fair.

prizeadjective [ not gradable ]

us /prɑɪz/

given as a prize, or having won or deserving to win a prize:

prize money

prizeverb [ T ]

us /prɑɪz/

to value greatly:

The Japanese prize personal relationships in doing business.

A prized possession is one that is very important to you.

(Определение prize из Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

prize в деловом английском

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prizenoun [ C ]

uk /praɪz/ us

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.

prizeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /praɪz/ us

good enough to get a prize:

He had won awards for his prize ranch animals.

being the most valuable or most important example of its type:

prize asset/possession The group plans to sell off its prize asset, a Russian oil company, at a knockdown price.

(Определение prize из Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)