award  

  • Pronunciation Video of award

  • Pronunciation of award: AH0 W AO1 R D (ə'wɔrd)

  • Number of syllables of award: 2

  • Definition of award

    • (n): a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"  
    • (n): a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"  
    • (n): something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"  
    • (v): give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"  
    • (v): give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"  
    • (v): bestow an honor upon  
  • Examples of award

    • The award was subsumed in 2002 by the Best Female College Athlete ESPY Award.  
    • The award is undeniably notable.  
    • The award was bestowed to the man.  
    • I know it is a semiannual award.  
    • He got the award in his forties.  
    • The actor was bestowed the award.  
    • Give the contributor the misplaced granulatity award.  
    • The award is now the Competent Communicator award.  
    • She is murmuring about the award.  
    • You definitely deserve this award.  

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