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Noun: awarding  u'wor-ding
  1. (law) a grant made by a law court
    "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court";
    - award
Verb: award  u'word
  1. Give, especially as an honour or reward
    - present
  2. Give as judged due or on the basis of merit
    "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";
    - grant

Type of: allocate, apportion, give, grant, subsidisation [Brit], subsidization

Encyclopedia: Award