award
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award(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prize)
a. el premio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The award goes to the student who presents the best dissertation.El premio se otorga al estudiante que presente la mejor tesis.
b. el galardón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She received an award for her research on the virus.Recibió un galardón por sus trabajos de investigación sobre el virus.
c. la condecoración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(medal)
He won an award for bravery in the First World War.Le otorgaron una condecoración por su valentía en la Primera Guerra Mundial.
2. (legal)
a. el fallo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He is hoping for an award in his favor.Espera que el fallo sea a su favor.
b. la indemnización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The judge made an award of $200,000 to the plaintiff.El juez concedió una indemnización de 200,000 dólares a la demandante.
3. (act of awarding)
a. la concesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The university will determine the scholarship award.La universidad determinará la concesión de las becas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to give)
a. conceder
She was awarded second prize in a contest.Le concedieron el segundo premio en un concurso.
b. otorgar
Not all applicants are awarded a scholarship.No se otorga una beca a todo el que la solicita.
5. (legal)
a. otorgar (damages)
The judge awarded damages of $56,000.El juez otorgó una indemnización de 56,000 dólares por daños y perjuicios.
b. adjudicar (contract)
The contract was awarded to a French company.El contrato fue adjudicado a una empresa francesa.
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award
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prize)
a. el premio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (law)
a. la indemnización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (prize, contract, damages)
a. otorgar, conceder
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award [əˈwɔːd]
noun
(prize) premio (m); (Mil) (medal) condecoración (f)
2 (Jur) (ruling) fallo (m); sentencia (f); (sum of money) (punitive) sanción (f); (damages) concesión (f)
a record award for sexual harassment una sanción récord por acoso sexual
they believe the damage award to be one of the largest ever the jury's award of £2.6 million
they are appealing against the award of £350,000 to Violet Bush van a recurrir contra la concesión de £350.000 a Violet Bush
3 (act of awarding) entrega (f); concesión (f)
transitive verb
1 [+prize, medal] conceder; otorgar
the prize is not being awarded this year este año el premio se ha declarado desierto
2 (Jur) [+damages] adjudicar
3 (Dep)
to award a penalty (against sb) pitar or señalar (un) penalti (contra algn); to award sb a penalty conceder un penalti a algn
United were convinced they should have been awarded a penalty in the 77th minute
modifier
award(s) ceremony (n) ceremonia (f) de entrega de premios
I invite you to attend the Award Ceremony on May 12th at which Her Royal Highness the Princess will present a medal and certificate
award winner (n) premiadoapremiada (m) (f);a premiada galardonadoagalardonada (m) (f);a galardonada
Award-winners or not, all these writers were chosen because their work spoke and sparked
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