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award

Law
a. the decision of an arbitrator
b. a grant made by a court of law, esp of damages in a civil action

award

A communication from an owner accepting a bid or negotiated proposal. An award creates legal obligations between the parties.
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She currently serves on the SCDAA Executive Board as its Awards Chairman.
Number awarded: 75 in 2006, varies per year Scholarship money pays for: YAGP awards over $150,000 annually in scholarships to leading dance schools worldwide.
The awards program would not be possible without their leadership.
The awards are widely recognized as the outstanding award for achievement of excellence in brownfield redevelopment and often are called "the equivalent of Hollywood's Oscar.
The award recognizes exceptional dedication, professionalism and tactical expertise in the strike community.
Chapter 2 contains the Acquisition Leadership Awards, including the John J.
Supreme Court eventually overturned the award in the BMW case, providing three guidelines for determining whether punitive awards are excessive: the reprehensibility of the defendant's conduct; whether there is a "reasonable ratio" between punitive and compensatory awards; and a comparison of the punitive damages with the civil or criminal penalties that could be imposed for the same acts.
The Goodyear Medal Award consists of $6,000, a framed certificate, lifetime Rubber Division membership and $1,000 for expenses incurred incidental to attending the awards ceremony, as well as two nights lodging at the Division meeting.
All members of the association have the right to nominate people for ACA recognition awards.
The Executive of the Year award is the highest honor bestowed by PIMA, traditionally presented to senior-level executives in the pulp, paper, or converting industries for excellence in management and outstanding contributions to the industry as a whole.