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1. Education - qualifications.

An educational award is the outcome of a participant's studies and assessments, and represents their achievement.

For example, an academic degree.

2. Education - qualifications.

A designation of the level of an academic qualification.

For example, the Award in International Cash Management of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

In this context, an Award ranks below a Certificate.

3. Law - litigation.

A determination by a court of an amount of damages, the allocation of legal costs, or both.


More broadly, any formal recognition of achievement, often determined following a panel process.

Air Liquide awarded

"Air Liquide's treasury team has scooped the award for European Treasury Team of the Year for its work on the financing to acquire Airgas.
The acquisition was successfully completed... following US Federal Trade Commission clearance."
The Treasurer magazine, February 2017 p32 - Deals of the Year.

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