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award

a·ward

award

 
pronunciation:
word
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: awarded, awarding, awards
definition: to give as a prize or honor.
The college awards scholarships to students with high grades.
synonyms:
give
similar words:
present
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a prize given for a special achievement; honor.
The mayor presented her with an award for her volunteer work.
 
similar words:
decoration, medal, prize
derivation: awardable (adj.)
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