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Definition of prize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prize
    he / she / it prizes
    past simple prized
    -ing form prizing
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  1. 1[usually passive] to value something highly synonym treasure prize something an era when honesty was prized above all other virtues prize something for something Oil of cedarwood is highly prized for its use in perfumery.
  2. 2= pry
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