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 Meanings and Examples of AWARD
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 n.  something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
 v.  give as judged due or on the basis of merit
Classic Sentence:
1  They are beautiful because they are strong and every callus is a medal, Scarlett, every blister an award for bravery and unselfishness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  The acclamations of thousands applauded the unanimous award of the Prince and marshals, announcing that day's honours to the Disinherited Knight.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
3  He summarised the vices of many capitals and seemed inclined to award the palm to Berlin.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A LITTLE CLOUD
4  Nay, even to mere frailty they would award the lash without mercy.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
5  A thanksgiving service was arranged, Kutuzov was awarded the Grand Cross of Maria Theresa, and the whole army received rewards.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
6  After a while the Tsar's decree came: to set the merchant free and give him a compensation that had been awarded.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIII
7  Come," said Monte Cristo, "this cross seems to me to be wisely awarded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 70. The Ball.
8  To the best archer a prize was to be awarded, being a bugle-horn, mounted with silver, and a silken baldric richly ornamented with a medallion of St Hubert, the patron of silvan sport.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
9  On his fourth trial he had been awarded a bronze medal.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
10  To such customary routine belonged his conversations with the staff, the letters he wrote from Tarutino to Madame de Stael, the reading of novels, the distribution of awards, his correspondence with Petersburg, and so on.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVII
11  That enormous ability by virtue of which one is Moses, Aeschylus, Dante, Michael Angelo, or Napoleon, the multitude awards on the spot, and by acclamation, to whomsoever attains his object, in whatsoever it may consist.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
16  The Danes have now taken the top drama award at the Emmys for three out of the past four years with contemporary drama set in Denmark.
17  Furthermore, Patricia has established the terms for the student award that the policy will fully endow when she passes away.
18  She's against tough competition, but this award will give her undoubtedly.
19  As a judge, not only must I be unbiased, but I must also avoid any evidence of partiality when I award the prize.
20  The award was undeserved, which is not the same as saying it went to an undeserving person.
21  He won the court case and was awarded damages.
22  The divorce court awarded custody to the child's mother.
23  She was awarded her colours for hockey/her hockey colours at the end of term.
24  Of the first three franchises to be awarded, two went to management buyouts led by former BR executives.
25  The referee awarded a free kick to the home team.
26  The school is the only institution ever to be awarded the scholarship two years in a row.
27  The judge awarded both finalists equal points.
28  She was awarded the Nobel Peace prize.
29  Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for his contribution to Quantum Theory.
30  He was awarded a merit badge for his bravery in the battle.