Definitions

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  • adj. Highly valued, cherished.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of prize.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In any case, Obama paid great attention to dismissing any talk of downgraded relations, nearly touching Brown on the arm as he spoke of their growing personal kinship and using the term prized by Britons _ a «special relationship» _ three times.

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  • In any case, Obama paid great attention to dismissing any talk of downgraded relations, nearly touching Brown on the arm as he spoke of their growing personal kinship and using the term prized by Britons _ a "special relationship" _ three times.

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  • Carnations also featured largely in prized textiles loomed by 17th-century Ottoman Turks (they favored tulips as well) and in Turkish Iznik pottery, which flourished in the 16th and 17th centuries.

    What in Carnation?

  • Strangely, the approaches to the checkouts were strewn with lonely white-furred bears, deposited amongst the storage boxes, or balanced on shelving units, each, no doubt, prized from the hands of a screaming child.

    IKEA and Polar Bears

  • Western Sydney is often described as the prized rugby league nursery but it's not on show in the Toyota Cup.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • In Ohio, these folks are also called the prized demographic, yet the Obama camp didn't buy air time on WKTX.

    Diane Tucker: Ohio GOP Still Chasing Undecideds; Dems Making Sure Supporters Pull The Lever

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones heard Giants defensive end Justin Tuck call his prized new stadium "crappy."

    NYDN Rss

  • Posted: Thursday February 3, 2011 6:38PM ; Updated: Thursday February 3, 2011 6:38PM Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled prized defenseman and former first-round pick John Moore from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.

    SI.com

  • The Pirates traded All-Star outfielder Nate McLouth to the Atlanta Braves for three players and recalled prized prospect Andrew McCutcheon to take his place on the roster.

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  • The tremendous density that frustrates other users makes live oak a prized shipbuilding material, he said.

    Projo.com Projo Local News

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