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Word: prize

Definition: pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)


Sentences Containing 'prize'

A cash prize is awarded to the winning team.
Dargie went on to win the prize again in 1956.
For his efforts, he received the Kidrič prize in 1958.
He chairs the Selection Committee for The Brain Prize of Grete Lundbeck's European Brain Research Prize Foundation, the world's most valuable prize for neuroscience (€1 million).
He had returned with the prize, but had left a fragment in the grasp of his opponent.
He is the great prize ox of the sea, too fat to be delicately good.
He was awarded a major international painting prize.
He was awarded the First prize in the Junior Level.
He was awarded the Kikuchi Kan Prize in 1940.
He was awarded the Yomiuri Prize in 1956 and in 1971.
He won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1964.
He won the F.B. Morse Prize in 1935 and the Sherrill Prize in 1936.
If successful, the contestant wins the top prize.
If the prize were an enemy merchantman, the prize money came from the sale of both ship and cargo.
In 1909 he received the Lobachevsky Prize.
In 1967, he was the recipient of The Hillman Prize for "The Tenement."
In 2000, Zetterström was awarded the Solstickan Prize.
In 2010 he was awarded the Gulbenkian Prize for science.
In 2012 he was awarded the Paszport Polityki prize.
In the ARD Music Competition in Munich she took home Second Prize, the Audience Prize, the Special Prize of Münchner Kammerorchester, 'the Brüder-Busch Prize and finally the Prize of Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
It received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1938.
Other nominees for the Junior Prize: 2004 Winner.
Prize value may not exceed $50,000 (or $250,000 if the prize is a house), unless the prize is donated to the organization.
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards
Rewritten, it won a literary prize in Colombia.
Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books.
said Debray;``we have only one Monthyon prize.''
Schaffer received the Albin Hagström Memorial Prize in 1999.
She had even won a prize in classical guitar.
She was awarded the Weintal Prize for Diplomatic Reporting.
The "Henriëtte Bosmans Prize", named after Bosmans, is an encouragement prize for young Dutch composers.
The Archibald is held at the same time as the Sir John Sulman Prize, the Wynne Prize, the Mortimore Prize for Realism, the recent Australian Photographic Portrait Prize and was held with the Dobell Prize before 2003.
The Archibald Prize is awarded annually and , the prize is A$75,000.
The Archibald Prize is regarded as the most important portraiture prize in Australia.
The Archibald prize is the next richest portrait prize in Australia, after the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize.
The award is modelled on the Nobel Prize it is considered and colloquially called the "Nobel Prize for Geography.
The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:
The Feature Photography prize was inaugurated in 1968 when the single Pulitzer Prize for Photography was replaced by the Feature prize and "Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography", renamed for "Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography" in 2000.
The first prize awarded in 1921 was £400.
The General Prize panel then select the winner.
The Norwegian Booksellers' Prize is a literature prize was awarded by the Norwegian Booksellers Association.
The OPCW was the 22nd organization to be awarded the prize.
The prize is named for Gerard P. Kuiper.
The Prize of Europe was endowed with 60,300 €.
The prize was 5000 French Francs in 1990.
The prize was then awarded to Kevin Connor.
The Quartet was the Grand Prize winner at the Fischoff competition, First Prize winners of the Concert Artists Guild competition, and prize winners at the London and Evian International Quartet Competitions.
The total prize money was £3,600.; the first prize £2,000.
This was the third biggest prize in the site's history.
``But why are you so sure of his being the winner of the Jockey Club prize?''

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