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awards

noun
plural of award

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something given in recognition of achievement
  • Faye received the highest award in the 16 and under category for her poem

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2 a position arrived at after consideration
  • in their award the board of arbitrators declared that both writers deserved screen credit for their contributions to the final screenplay

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awards

verb
present tense third-person singular of award

Synonyms & Antonyms of awards (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Awards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/awards. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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