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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.]
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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
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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"
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prix Nobel
premio Nobel

Nobel prize

[ˈnəʊbɛlˈpraɪz] npremio Nobel
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He earlier designated the Egyptian incumbent president, late Noble Prize winner Egyptian scientist Ahmed Zuweil, and even those who sang "Teslam al-Ayadi," a national song that praises the Egyptian army personnel, as apostates.
NAT_160413_Kailash_CE Noble Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi speaks to guests at the Kailash Satyarthi evening in Capital Club, DIFC on 13th April.
The Adviser said that Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry deserved a noble prize for his bad-mouth and constantly accusing others without any reason.
Appreciating the role of leading women particularly Malala Yousafzai, he said women in Pakistan are playing vital role and winning various international laurels including Noble Prize. He said, women of Pakistan have accomplished great successes in the field of entrepreneurship, IT, science and technology, education, film-making, politics and have held high positions in government and also in various international organizations.
Since its launch in 1981, the award has been given to a number of political and religious leaders, most notably former Polish president Lech Wa??sa, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, former Colombian president and Noble Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos, Pope Francis, Pope John Paul II, the Dalai Lama, and Mother Teresa.
In the 2016 edition, the Exhibition was titled "Exploring Life: Noble Prize in Physiology", marking the first time that the Nobel Exhibition dedicated an exhibition to the medical field, focusing on the contributions of Laureates in areas such as the treatment of chronic diseases and shedding light on the contributions made by Muslim scientists in the medical field.
Ambassador Al-Otaibi hoped the resolution would help Iraq in its drive against terrorism, congratulated the Iraqi woman activist, Nadia Murad, on earning the Noble prize, lauding her efforts in "soothing the injuries and pain inflicted by the terrorist organization Daesh." Kuwait has backed Iraq in facing this deviating organization, providing logistical support for Baghdad and hosting anti-Daesh coalition's conferences.