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.
US writer Siri Hustvedt on Wednesday was awarded Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias prize for literature for her work which the jury said was among "the most ambitious on today's literary scene"
The Local. Wednesday, 22 May 2019 14:25:05 +0200.
Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination.
Irish Independent. Friday, 17 May 2019 06:02:58 +0100.
Ms Dawn Lim believes in the value of theatre, and since starting a theatre troupe at her former school in Shanghai, this belief has bled into all facets of her life, including volunteering.
Straits Times. Friday, 17 May 2019 05:00:00 +0800.