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awarding

verb
present participle of award

Synonyms & Antonyms of awarding

1 to give something as a token of gratitude or admiration for a service or achievement
  • we will award the top three contestants in the essay competition

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2 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly
  • custody of the boy was awarded to the grandparents

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“Awarding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/awarding. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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