verb (used with object)
- a decision after consideration; a judicial sentence.
- the decision of arbitrators on a matter submitted to them.
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That might be just what the 72-year-old award show needs to stave off irrelevance.The virtual Emmys could give a much-needed jolt to the fading awards show|Adam Epstein|September 17, 2020|Quartz
In recent years, you have publicly criticized the industry, especially in relation to the awards and rankings that have come to dominate it.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame|Rafael Tonon|September 17, 2020|Eater
Weber regularly contributes to major newspapers and magazines, such as National Geographic, GEO, and Die Zeit, and has won a number of awards for his writing.What the Meadow Teaches Us - Issue 90: Something Green|Andreas Weber|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
What is clear, however, is that when the foundation does grant awards again, the process will likely be quite different.The Mess That Is the 2020 James Beard Awards, Explained|Elazar Sontag|September 11, 2020|Eater
Her total numbers probably don’t support winning the award, but other than Dangerfield, it’s hard to point to a rookie who has had a greater impact on a playoff-bound team.Which Players Have A Shot At Becoming WNBA Rookie Of The Year?|Howard Megdal|September 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
But I had won the British Award, Best Foreign Actor, so I went.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
From Ann Coulter on Ebola to evangelicals on climate change, 2014 was full of award-worthy science denialism.
The award surprised Lewis, but it also struck the right note.
His photography has won more than a hundred awards, including the prestigious Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography.
Near the end of my time with Hitchcock, the American Film Institute is preparing to honor him with their Life Achievement Award.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I issued my award, with the usual result that while each party was fairly well pleased neither was altogether satisfied.
These men composed a self-constituted tribunal to award life or instant death to those brought before them.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Thus, even the discovery which made chemistry a science, has attached to it in their award this feeble appendage.Decline of Science in England|Charles Babbage
The world is usually just, and it will ultimately award the tokens of its approbation to those who deserve success.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions|George S. Boutwell
To the party present in the afternoon the magistrate shall award the suit.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for award
- the decision of an arbitrator
- a grant made by a court of law, esp of damages in a civil action