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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Example sentences from the Web for award
As we step into award season, due to the current pandemic crisis, ceremony’s are looking a bit different this go round.Taraji P. Henson Tells Us What To Expect At AMA Awards|cmurray|November 20, 2020|Essence.com
It has created awards for authors and independent booksellers.Best children’s books of 2020 reveal a growing diversity|Christina Barron, Mary Quattlebaum, Abby McGanney Nolan, Kathie Meizner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The Ally of the Year award will go to Michelle Bishop, voter access and engagement manager at the National Disability Rights Network.
The minority candidate must have been with the team for at least two years with no break in employment and cannot have already been the team’s head coach or general manager for that team to be eligible for the draft-pick awards.NFL owners vote to incentivize increasing diversity; playoffs to expand if regular season cut short|Mark Maske|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Once there, the mice learned to lick three times on a sensor to get a sugar water award.How Do We Remember Places? This Study Used Lasers and VR to Point the Way|Shelly Fan|November 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
When he is awarded Player of the Match while competing for India in England, he is given champagne at the ceremony.
At various times, we had spoken about honors--Hitchcock had been awarded the Légion d'Honneur and wore a ribbon in his lapel.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
William appears to have organized acquiescence by English lords for John, and was duly awarded when he was made Earl of Pembroke.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Total approximate retail value of all prizes awarded is $ 3899.97.
But only for the family; inmates cannot be awarded more than $10,000 because of an extension of the Son of Sam Law.
The jury handed down the verdict that the parsons were entitled to their back pay but awarded damages of one penny to each parson.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Of late years it has been the custom to race from port to port, regular entries being made and prizes awarded.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
He had asked them not to give the slightest hint to Nat that such promotion might be awarded to him.A Roving Commission|G. A. Henty
Towards the end of October the different prizes were publicly awarded with becoming solemnity.
Private rights were as well secured, and public justice as well awarded here, as there.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
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