prize

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1 prize /ˈpraɪz/ noun
plural prizes
1 prize
/ˈpraɪz/
noun
plural prizes
Learner's definition of PRIZE
[count]
: something that is won in a contest or given as an award
see also booby prize, consolation prize, door prize, nobel prize, pulitzer prize
: something that is very valuable or desirable and that is difficult to get
2 prize /ˈpraɪz/ adjective
2 prize
/ˈpraɪz/
adjective
Learner's definition of PRIZE
always used before a noun
: winning a prize
: very good or impressive : deserving an award or prize
British, informal : real or complete
3 prize /ˈpraɪz/ verb
prizes; prized; prizing
3 prize
/ˈpraɪz/
verb
prizes; prized; prizing
Learner's definition of PRIZE
[+ object]
: to value (someone or something) very highly
Synonyms see: appreciate
compare 4prize
4 prize (US) verb
or British prise /ˈpraɪz/
prizes; prized; prizing
4 prize (US)
verb
or British prise /ˈpraɪz/
prizes; prized; prizing
Learner's definition of PRIZE
[+ object] somewhat formal
: to open or move (something) with a tool
often used figuratively
compare 3prize
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