transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [prize/medal] conceder, otorgar*; [honor] conferir*; [pay increase/grant] conceder; [contract] dar*, adjudicar* the award for the best movie el galardón a la mejor película damages were awarded against her ex-husband su exmarido fue condenado a indemnizarla por daños y perjuiciosMore example sentences1.2 [Sport/Deporte] [penalty/free kick] conceder
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- The Commission objected and a deal was finally struck allowing Uefa to award broadcasting rights contracts for a maximum period of three years.
- The contracts are being awarded exclusively to US firms and are by invitation only.
- They must rue awarding him a three-year contract in January.
- A good case can be made for including only finishes for which prize money is awarded.
- The jury at Cannes last year agreed, awarding it the Jury Prize.
- I used to run a bar in East London and made the mistake a couple years ago of awarding the fancy dress prize at a New Year's Eve party to a guy dressed as a suicide bomber.
- 1.1 countable/numerable (prize) galardón (masculine), premio (masculine); (medal) condecoración (feminine) the award for the best movie el galardón a la mejor película 1.2 countable/numerable (sum of money) asignación (feminine), suma (feminine) de dinero; (as damages) indemnización (feminine); (grant) beca (feminine) an award of 8% (wage increase) un aumento (por convenio) del 8% 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (awarding — of prize, grant, pay increase) concesión (feminine); (— of contract) adjudicación (feminine)
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