award (something) to (one)

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award (something) to (one)

To bestow something upon one. Often used in passive constructions. 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 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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Practitioners should advise clients who have recently received such awards to pay taxes on them and then immediately file refund claims.
Determining the grant date: Some companies may need to consider making revisions to their grant process to provide for more timely notification of the terms and conditions of the awards to their employees;
A panel of noted professionals in the 55+ seniors housing field, including builders, architects, designers, gerontologists and marketing/advertising professionals, will judge entries and present awards to current and "on-the-boards" projects in 108 categories.
Nominations are being accepted by the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, for six technical awards to be presented in 2003.
The American Camping Association presents Honor Awards to recognize meritorious service.
Greta Martin, currently appearing in summer stock in Sweet Charity, presented Dance Magazine's National Critic's Choice Grand Prize Awards to Southern Strut, directed by Nancy Giles of Irmo, South Carolina, in the Senior category, and to In the Spotlight, directed by Tom and Candice Karaty of Waldwick, New Jersey, in the Junior category.
Finally, it calls for court review of these awards to ensure they are reasonable in amount and rational in light of their purpose, and lists various factors for the court to consider.
PWC granted Special Recognition Awards to its members.
Since its establishment in 1952, the Foundation has awarded more than $4 million in grants and awards to organizations and individuals in the dance community.
The American Camping Association presents Honor Awards to recognize leadership and meritorious service.
Interested firms should submit proposals for Phase I awards to the National Science Foundation before June 14, 1993.
The court supported this conclusion only by noting that monetary remedies under Title VII were limited to back pay and that other courts had found back pay awards to be taxable.(41)
If the award is made under a qualified plan, an employer is limited to a $1,600 deduction for the cost of all such awards to the same employee during the tax year.
And if it did, he says, the foundation "certainly would consider' increasing its awards to offset the effect of the tax.