Nobel Prize

No·​bel Prize | \ nō-ˈbel- How to pronounce Nobel Prize (audio) , ˈnō-ˌbel- \

Definition of Nobel Prize

: any of various annual prizes (as in peace, literature, medicine) established by the will of Alfred Nobel for the encouragement of persons who work for the interests of humanity

called also Nobel

Examples of Nobel Prize in a Sentence

He won the Nobel Prize for economics.

First Known Use of Nobel Prize

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Nobel Prize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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Nobel Prize


English Language Learners Definition of Nobel Prize

: one of six annual prizes that are awarded to people for important work in the fields of literature, physics, chemistry, medicine, and economics and for helping to bring about peace in the world

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