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Definition of Queen's Award noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Queen's Award

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(also Queen's Award for Enterprise)
 
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any of a number of awards given to British companies who have achieved success in any of three areas: International Trade, Innovation or Sustainable Development. Queen's Awards have been given since 1966. Over 100 awards are given each year. A company that wins an award is allowed to display the Queen's Award emblem for five years. The Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion is a similar award given to individuals.