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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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Richard Schneidewind [*] was awarded the WHM Gold Medal.
The courts reason that, if the cause of action is personal in nature, damages awarded for such claims (including punitive damages) are excludible from income.
Prior law continues to apply to punitive damages received in a wrongful death action if the applicable state law in effect on September 13, 1995 (the date the personal injury bill was first presented to the House Ways and Means Committee), provides--or has been construed to provide by a court decision issued on or before that date--that only punitive damages may be awarded in a wrongful death action.
The Court in Farrar stated that where recovery of private damages is the purpose of civil rights litigation, a court in awarding attorney's fees is obligated to give primary consideration to the amount of damages awarded, as compared to the amount sought, and that fee awards under 1988 were never intended to produce windfalls to attorneys.
Seaman Gold Medal is awarded for outstanding contributions in research, process development and inventions.
Punitive damages are fines awarded in civil cases after the injured party's need for compensation has been fully established.
Deadline: 01-31-05; Number Awarded: 15 Awarded to students already enrolled in program
Judgment was awarded after plaintiff died from cancer.
Titles are awarded to winning competitors in three classes: Junior, Teen, and Dancer.
The SILVERDOCS DOCS Rx Jury awarded a special mention to Arunas Matelis' BEFORE FLYING BACK TO THE EARTH, a moving and poetic glimpse into the lives of children undergoing treatment for leukemia at a pediatrics hospital in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The awards are becoming more competitive and prestigious, as a grand total of 69 Gold ADDY Awards and 104 Silver ADDY Awards were awarded for work done in 2005-2006.
The Contractor Award for Meritorious Safety Performance is awarded to contractors on a per site basis who are nominated by a regular refinery or petrochemical facility member.
In addition, DHL was awarded Best Express Operator for the 20th consecutive year at the prestigious 2006 Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards organized by Cargonews Asia.
the global market leader in messaging security, today announced that SC Magazine has awarded the CipherTrust(R) Encryption solution the Excellence Award for Best Security Solution for Healthcare.