01. Her daughter won an [award] for getting the top marks in her class.
02. The court [awarded] her $200,000 after she was struck by a car while crossing the street.
03. Her paintings have won [awards] in numerous art shows.
04. A young Vancouver woman was recently [awarded] a medal for bravery after saving a little boy who had fallen into a fast moving river.
05. The Academy [Award] for best picture for the year 2000 was given to the film "American Beauty."
06. The young boy covered the walls of his room with the [awards] he had won in sports and at school.
07. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was [awarded] the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the fight for civil rights in the U.S.
08. There is a Portuguese proverb which states that it is better to receive [awards] that you don't deserve rather than deserve them, and not receive them.
09. Actor Peter Ustinov once said that to refuse [awards] is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
10. Jennifer Lopez wore a very revealing dress to the [Awards] show.
11. Company policy states that at least 3 estimates must be obtained before any contracts are [awarded].
12. Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez was [awarded] the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring about peace in Central America.
13. In 1968, singer and guitarist Jimi Hendrix was [awarded] an honorary high school diploma from Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington.
14. In 1215, England's King John was forced to sign the Magna Carta, which [awarded] the people certain basic rights.

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  • award — 1 vt [Anglo French awarder agarder to look at, decide on, impose, alteration of Old French esguarder to look at, from es , intensive prefix + guarder to guard] 1: to give in accordance with a judicial or administrative determination or decision… …   Law dictionary

  • Award — 〈[əwɔ:d] m. 6〉 von einem Expertenausschuss verliehener Preis (Academy Award, Design Award, National Book Award) ● der Award für den besten Song wurde einer Boygroup verliehen [engl., „Preis, Auszeichnung“] * * * Award [ə wɔ:d ], der; s, s [engl.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Award — A*ward , n. [Cf. OF. award, awart, esgart. See {Award}, v. t.] 1. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted. Impatient for the award. Cowper. [1913 Webster] An award had been given… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Award — est une société spécialisée dans la conception et la fabrication de BIOS (Basic Input Output System) pour ordinateurs. La société Award est l une des principales actrices de ce marché et ses BIOS sont très répandus[réf. nécessaire] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • award — award; award·ee; award·er; …   English syllables

  • Award — A*ward , v. i. To determine; to make an award. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Award — A*ward , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awarding}.] [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. wart[=e]n to watch, guard. See {Ward}.] To give by sentence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Award — [ə wɔ:d] der; s, s <aus engl. award »Urteil, Entscheidung«> die schiedsgerichtliche Entscheidung (im angloamerik. Rechtskreis) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • award — vb *grant, accord, vouchsafe, concede Analogous words: bestow, confer, present, *give: assign, *allot, apportion, allocate: adjudicate, adjudge, *judge, arbitrate award n prize, *premium …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • award — [n] prize or reward accolade, adjudication, allotment, bestowal, citation, conferment, conferral, decision, decoration, decree, distinction, donation, endowment, feather in cap*, gift, gold, gold star*, grant, honor, order, presentation,… …   New thesaurus

  • award — [ə wôrd′] vt. [ME awarden < Anglo Fr awarder < Anglo Norm eswarder < es (< L ex) + Gmc * wardon: see WARN] 1. to give by the decision of a law court or arbitrator [the plaintiff was awarded damages] 2. to give as the result of judging …   English World dictionary