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premiate

[ pree-mee-eyt ]
/ 藞pri mi藢e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), pre路mi路at路ed, pre路mi路at路ing.
to grant a prize or an award to.
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Origin of premiate

1530鈥40; <Medieval Latin praemi膩tus, past participle of praemi膩re to reward (Latin: stipulate for a reward). See premium, -ate1
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