Definition of Pulitzer Prize noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Pulitzer Prize

BrE BrE//ˈpʊlɪtzə praɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʊlɪtzər praɪz//
, also NAmE//ˈpjuːlɪtzər praɪz//
[countable, usually singular] Journalism
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in the US, one of the prizes that are given each year for excellent work in literature, music, or journalism See related entries: Journalism Culture The Prizes began in 1917 after Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), the owner of the New York World, died and left money to Columbia University to establish a School of Journalism and be in charge of the awards.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Pulitzer Prize