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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 award /əˈwɔrd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ward v. t. [imp. & p. p. Awarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Awarding.]  To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.
 To review
 The wrongful sentence, and award a new.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ward, v. i. To determine; to make an award.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ward, n.
 1. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.“Impatient for the award.”
    An award had been given against.   --Gilpin.
 2. The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of
           compensation by the court" [syn: awarding]
      2: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an
         award for bravery" [syn: accolade, honor, honour, laurels]
      3: something given for victory or superiority in a contest or
         competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a
         free trip to Europe" [syn: prize]
      v 1: give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at
           graduation" [syn: present]
      2: give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified
         researchers" [syn: grant]
      3: bestow an honor upon