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Autor:  Thomas/USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  08/ABR/2015 3:28 PM
Assunto:  Award vs. Prize

In short, an award is usually the result of a decision made by a committee, group of judges, etc.  It is not for a single incident but rather for several things.  A prize, on the other hand, is recognition that someone has won a competition or contest.  It is usually for a single incident.

She won an award for being the best student of the year.  (Not one incident, but a yearlong series of incidents.  It was not a contest.)

He won First Prize for the entry of his famous lasagna.  (Not a series of incidents, but for having the best lasagna at the festival contest.) 

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Award vs. Prize  –  Tiago T.  08/ABR/2015, 1:12 AM
 Award vs. Prize  –  Thomas/USA  08/ABR/2015, 3:28 PM
Award vs. Prize  –  Tiago T.  09/ABR/2015, 11:42 PM
Award vs. Prize  –  Thomas/USA  09/ABR/2015, 11:45 PM
Award vs. Prize  –  Tiago T.  10/ABR/2015, 12:16 AM
Award vs. Prize  –  Thomas/USA  11/ABR/2015, 8:50 PM

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