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- (countable) A prize is something that you receive for winning or doing well.
- She was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
- The film was the winner of the top prize at last year's Cannes Film Festival.
- Best Overall Performance, and the $300 grand prize, was awarded to Kathryn Hallberg.
- The book sold slowly despite winning third prize in this year's poetry contest.
- The top teams will receive $1,000 cash prizes.
- A prize horse, story, performance, etc. is very good and could win a prize.
- She caught this year's prize fish late yesterday evening.
- (transitive); (usually passive) If something is prized, people feel that it is very important and often people want it.
- DuMond is a world-famous artist and his pieces are highly prized by collectors.
- The island is prized for its beautiful salt-white beaches and clear blue skies.
- (transitive) If you prize something off of or away from something else, you use strong force to get it to move.
- He prized the doors open, dragged the two men out, and laid them on the road.