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Nobel prize   /noʊbˈɛl praɪz/   Listen
Nobel prize

noun
1.
An annual award for outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace.






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"Nobel prize" Quotes from Famous Books



... offer of the good offices of the United States, on June 8, 1905. As a result, peace negotiations were concluded in the Treaty of Portsmouth (New Hampshire) in 1905. For this conspicuous service to the cause of peace President Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel prize. ...
— The Path of Empire - A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume - 46 in The Chronicles of America Series • Carl Russell Fish

... attended many of its meetings, and in later days I was especially drawn to the Parliamentary Union established by Mr. Cremer, the famous working-man's representative in Parliament. Few men living can be compared to Mr. Cremer. When he received the Nobel Prize of L8000 as the one who had done the most that year for peace, he promptly gave all but L1000, needed for pressing wants, to the Arbitration Committee. It was a noble sacrifice. What is money but dross to the true hero! Mr. Cremer is ...
— Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie • Andrew Carnegie



Words linked to "Nobel prize" :   award, Nobelist, honour, honor, accolade, laurels



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