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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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Professor Palmer-Cooper has been working on the project for two and a half years with the help of residents and support from Defra and a number of other sponsors and grant awarders.
Some awarders judged that the limited time available in Year 12 (the lower sixth form) to study for AS examinations could be the cause of some answers being limited in one or more ways.
Some awarders judged that the limited time available in Year 12 (lower sixth form) to study for AS examinations could be the cause of some answers being limited in one or more ways.