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Nobel Prize

n.
Any of the six international prizes awarded annually by the Nobel Foundation for outstanding achievements in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and economics and for the promotion of world peace.

[After Alfred Bernhard Nobel.]

Nobel prize

n
a prize for outstanding contributions to chemistry, physics, physiology or medicine, literature, economics, and peace that may be awarded annually. It was established in 1901, the prize for economics being added in 1969. The recipients are chosen by an international committee centred in Sweden, except for the peace prize which is awarded in Oslo by a committee of the Norwegian parliament

No′bel prize′


n.
any of various awards made annually from funds orig. established by Alfred B. Nobel for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine or physiology, literature, and the promotion of peace.
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Noun1.Nobel prize - an annual award for outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
Translations
prix Nobel
premio Nobel

Nobel prize

[ˈnəʊbɛlˈpraɪz] npremio Nobel
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