Definition of Pulitzer Prize in English:

Pulitzer Prize

Line breaks: Pul|it¦zer Prize
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊlɪtsə
, ˈpjuː-/


  • An award for an achievement in American journalism, literature, or music. There are thirteen made each year.
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    • She was also awarded the Bollingen Prize, the National Book Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for her Collected Poems.
    • Her awards include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize and the Pulitzer Prize.
    • The opera played to packed houses and rave reviews in New York and won a Pulitzer Prize for its composer.

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