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award to

To bestow something upon someone. A noun can be used between "award" and "to." Our boss awarded the promotion to Joel. The All-Star Game has been awarded to the city of Columbus.
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award something (to someone) (for something)

 and award (someone) something (for something)
to give a prize or reward to someone (for something). The committee awarded a plaque to Andy for his loyalty. They awarded prizes for efficiency to two different people.

award something to someone or something

[for a judge or other legal entity] to decide in favor of a person or group. The judge awarded the judgment to the plaintiff. The jury awarded a large sum to the smaller company.
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Peter Blackwood [*] was awarded the JHW Gold Medal.
Under other similar statutes, damages include amounts awarded for wrongful termination, breach of contract and severance pay.
Harold and Karen Brown were awarded $500,000 for physical injuries Harold received in an industrial accident in his employer's plant.
The plaintiff then petitioned for attorney's fees, and the district court awarded $280,000.
Approximately 275 Phase I research grants, up to $65,000 each, will be awarded to small firms to support feasibility research.
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Walter Bonsack [*] was awarded the WHM Gold Medal Born in Berlin, Germany Bonsack is known for establishing the first metallurgical laboratory in the U.
Several recent rulings awarded large punitive damage verdicts against CPA firms.
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Tech Legislator of the Year" award given to a legislator who has gone above and beyond in support of moving the technology agenda forward was awarded to:
Deadline: Three times, annually; Number Awarded: 50 Awarded by audition only; must be 15-21 years old
Vingas was awarded the WHM Gold Medal Born in Egypt, Vingas received a B.
Using the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria for performance excellence, the prize is awarded by the CQIAP to organizations that exemplify quality while fostering innovation.
Special Requirements: Awarded to entering students in BFA program; must attend on-campus audition