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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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Noun

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Singular
prize

Plural
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  1. That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; esp., property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.
  3. An honour or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.
  4. That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
  5. Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
  6. A contest for a reward; competition.
  7. A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

Derived terms

Usage notes

Do not confuse with price.

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Verb

Infinitive
to prize

Third person singular
priz

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to prize (third-person singular simple present priz, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To consider something highly valuable.
  2. To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.

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