The word award is a noun. Award means (1) a grant made by a law court, (2) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction, (3) something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery.
Award is also a verb that means (1) give, especially as a reward, (2) give on the basis of merit, (3) bestow an honor upon.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word award.
This is the official website of the Nobel Foundation. It provides a detailed history of the prize and all its winners since its inception in 1901. There are biographies, interviews, articles, photos, and more. There have been 107 Nobel Peace Prizes awarded, and there is an extensive section of background and history on this award. Users can browse sites to find specific prizes, find games, and more.
The following articles provide recent award-related news.
Nine scientists were recognized Wednesday with a "Breakthrough Prize," a $3 million Silicon Valley-funded award meant to confer Oscars-style glamour and prestige on the basic sciences. ...
Yahoo. Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 14:11:59 -0400.
"Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel.
Reuters. Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 17:52:32 -0400.