verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 2 [viento/mar] to lash un fuerte temporal azota la ciudad a violent storm is battering the town el hambre/un intenso frío azotaba la zona the region was in the grips of famine/a severe cold spell las olas azotaban las rocas the waves lashed (against) the rocks
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.