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Pulitzer

[poo l-it-ser, pyoo-lit-]
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noun
  1. Joseph,1847–1911, U.S. journalist and publisher, born in Hungary.
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Pulitzer

noun
  1. Joseph. 1847–1911, US newspaper publisher, born in Hungary. He established the Pulitzer prizes
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Pulitzer

n.

annual awards for distinguished work in U.S. journalism, letters, music, etc., 1918, named for U.S. journalist Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), publisher of the "New York Globe," who established the awards in 1917 through an endowment to Columbia University.

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