Definition of 'award'
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Pay awards are linked to earnings per share after adjustments for exceptional items. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hospital has finally apologised and the family has been awarded 17,500 in compensation. The Sun (2016)This is the story of three American veterans who meet just before an awards presentation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There were few arguments at the award, just bemused looks. The Sun (2017)If he is awarded compensation for the way they handled the raid on his home, who will pay? The Sun (2016)The small amount awarded by the judge, which was not challenged, showed the extent of the dishonest nature of the claim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They deserve these awards just as much as the stars who get them. The Sun (2008)What is the justification for these pay awards? Times, Sunday Times (2011)What kind of idiotic system awards that amount to one person while millions get none? The Sun (2011)They are competing for the best actress and best actor awards respectively. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They awarded her no compensation and no payment in lieu of her notice period. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was great to see them get an award for something that happened so long ago. The Sun (2010)You can watch the awards magnet in action from today. The Sun (2015)The court awarded the buyer compensation for the cost of repairs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An incredible number of penalty awards are just kicked into touch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The award matches the amount the foundation is spending on the project from its own funds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There have been four or five decent nominees for the best actor award but no obvious winner. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These schemes deal with complaints made by tenants or landlords about agents and they can award compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many more received other major awards for bravery in battle. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)The actual amount of the award is determined by the agency head. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)The investigation dragged on for two years and five months and we were not awarded any compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The payout is likely to revive the controversy over pay and awards at those banks supported by the taxpayer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nor is that the only unknown: divorce awards are something of a postcode lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This year's awards have just taken place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Last week his performance secured him the award for actor of the year at the Hollywood film festival. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most public sector employers follow the recommendations of the pay review bodies, awarding equal pay across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Second, the damages a court awards in a civil lawsuit will not be covered under most church insurance policies. Christianity Today (2000)For this action he was awarded the Military Cross. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two-thirds, therefore, are awarded for something else. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'award'
British English: award /əˈwɔːd/ NOUN
An award is a prize or certificate you get for doing something well.
She was presented with an award for bravery.
- American English: award
- Arabic: جائِزَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: prêmio
- Chinese: 奖品
- Croatian: nagrada
- Czech: cena ocenění
- Danish: pris præmie
- Dutch: beloning
- European Spanish: premio
- Finnish: palkinto myönnetty
- French: récompense
- German: Auszeichnung
- Greek: βραβείο
- Italian: premio
- Japanese: 賞
- Korean: 상
- Norwegian: pris premie
- Polish: nagroda
- European Portuguese: prémio
- Romanian: premiu
- Russian: награда
- Spanish: premio
- Swedish: belöning
- Thai: รางวัล
- Turkish: ödül
- Ukrainian: нагорода
- Vietnamese: phần thưởng
British English: award VERB
If someone is awarded something such as a prize or an examination mark, it is given to them.
She was awarded the prize for both films.
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