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AWARD, N Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The decision or determination rendered by arbitrators or commissioners, or other private or extrajudicial deciders, upon a controversy submitted to them ; also the writing or document embodying such decision. Halnon v. Ilalnon, 55 Vt 321; Henderson v. Beaton, 52 Tex. 43; Peters v. Peirce, 8 Mass. 398; Benjamin v. U. S., 29 Ct. CI. 417.


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