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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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At this year's Conference in Denver she was also honored with the Annual Journal Award for her article "The Office Environment" published in March 2006.
The Business Issue Award recognizes an entry that exemplifies the most outstanding work and strategic involvement on a critical, current business issue that poses a significant threat to the economic well-being and/or continued viability of the entrant's organization.
An element of many award fee plans is the ability to "roll over" unearned award fee money from one period to another.
The Entrepreneur/Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Palmer Construction Group Inc.
The awards are open to any individual, group, firm or government agency.
received three safety awards: the 2003 CNO Award for Achievement in Safety Ashore in the large industrial activity category: SECNAV Safety and Occupational Health Shore Safety Award in the large industrial category for the overall quality of its occupational safety and health programs; and the 2003 CNO/NAVAIR Aviation Safety Award based on 37 years and over 27,000 hours of Class A/B mishap-free flying.
The CSK Award also helps white parents who are trying to diversify- their children's reading, by distinguishing the best books by African Americans," says Foote, who edits the ALA's Book Links magazine.
The Mooney Award consists of $3,000, a plaque and lifetime membership to the Rubber Division, plus $500 for travel expenses incurred to attend the awards ceremony.
All members of the association have the right to nominate people for ACA recognition awards.
Phillips Award recognizes outstanding service by a member of one of PIMA's Professional Specialist Group committees.
The Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award is presented annually to the nation's most outstanding female basketball player who stands 5'8" tall or under.
Current law denies exclusion for damage awards based on gender discrimination, because such discrimination does not embody personal injury or sickness, such damage awards do not stem from tort or tort-like claims, and the award itself does not compensate for personal injury.
The entire award was for the actual physical injuries she suffered and therefore would be excluded from gross income.
3) This act authorizes Federal district courts to award reasonable attorney's fees to prevailing parties in civil rights litigation brought under 42 U.