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award

Pronunciation: /əˈwɔːrd; əˈwɔːd/

Translation of award in Spanish:

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 perjuicios
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte] [penalty/free kick] conceder
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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