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premiate

[ pree-mee-eyt ]
/ ˈpri miˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), pre·mi·at·ed, pre·mi·at·ing.

to grant a prize or an award to.

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Origin of premiate

1530–40; <Medieval Latin praemiātus, past participle of praemiāre to reward (Latin: stipulate for a reward). See premium, -ate1
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