(=prize) récompense f , prix m
He's won an award. Il a remporté un prix.
the award for the best actor le prix du meilleur acteur
(=damages) indemnité f (compensatoire)
→ an award of 10,000 pounds compensation for injury
[+prize, medal] décerner
→ The top prize was awarded to reporter Carol Clay.
→ The Mayor awarded him a medal.
to award a penalty accorder un penalty
→ The referee awarded a penalty.
[+damages, settlement] accorder → The judge had awarded him £6 million damages. → the biggest libel settlement awarded up to that time
n oscar m
award ceremony , awards ceremony
n cérémonie f de remise des prix
(=person) lauréat (e) m/f
[journalist, film] primé (e)
→ ... an award-winning photo-journalist.
→ ... his award-winning film.
n dommages mpl et intérêts mpl
→ ... a system of damages in which accident victims receive multi-million pound compensation awards.
n augmentation f de salaire