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award | false |

As a noun award

is (legal) a judgment, sentence, or final decision specifically: the decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.

As a verb award

is (legal) to give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.

As an adjective false is

(label) one of two states of a boolean variable; logic.



(wikipedia award)


(en noun)
  • (legal) A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
  • (legal) The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
  • A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A based on merit.
  • (obsolete) Care, keeping.
  • *, Bk.VIII, Ch.ix:
  • *:Than the kynge for grete favour made Tramtryste to be put in his doughtyrs awarde and kepying, because she was a noble surgeon.
  • A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an .
  • *1970 , Kenneth Frederick Walker, Australian Industrial Relations Systems , p.242,
  • *:The AMIEU[(Australian Meat Industry Employees Union)] first developed into a powerful organisation in the early years of the twentieth century, and after the first industry-wide collective agreement was made in 1911, collective bargaining prevailed in the industry until 1917, when the employers sought an award' from the Queensland Industrial Court. The first ' award was issued on March 12, 1918.
  • *2000 , Mark Wooden, The Transformation of Australian Industrial Relations , p.42,
  • *:A further 17 per cent responded that the agreement replaced ‘most’ aspects of the award', leaving the large majority (67 per cent) claiming that the agreeement replaced only ‘some’ aspects of the ' award .
  • *2007 , (Australian Bureau of Statistics), 2007 Year book, Australia , p.182,
  • *:Employees whose pay is set by ‘award' only’ are those who have their pay set by an '''award''', and who are not paid more than the ' award rate of pay.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (legal) To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.
  • * Dryden
  • To review / The wrongful sentence, and award a new.
  • To determine; to make or grant an award.
  • to give an (prize) for merit
  • He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.


    * (make or grant an award) crown

    Derived terms

    * awardee * awarder




  • Untrue, not factual, factually incorrect.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1551, year_published=1888
  • , title= A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles: Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society , section=Part 1, publisher=Clarendon Press, location=Oxford, editor= , volume=1, page=217 , passage=Also the rule of false position, with dyuers examples not onely vulgar, but some appertaynyng to the rule of Algeber.}}
  • Based on factually incorrect premises: false legislation
  • Spurious, artificial.
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  • *
  • *:At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy?; and what she liked best and best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  • (lb) Of a state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result.
  • Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
  • :
  • Not faithful or loyal, as to obligations, allegiance, vows, etc.; untrue; treacherous.
  • :
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:I to myself was false , ere thou to me.
  • Not well founded; not firm or trustworthy; erroneous.
  • :
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:whose false foundation waves have swept away
  • Not essential or permanent, as parts of a structure which are temporary or supplemental.
  • (lb) Out of tune.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of two options on a true-or-false test.
  • Synonyms

    * * See also


    * (untrue) real, true

    Derived terms

    * false attack * false dawn * false friend * falsehood * falseness * falsify * falsity


    (en adverb)
  • Not truly; not honestly; falsely.
  • * Shakespeare
  • You play me false .


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