Definition of Academy Award

1. Noun. An annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance.

Exact synonyms: Oscar
Generic synonyms: Accolade, Award, Honor, Honour, Laurels

Definition of Academy Award

1. Noun. An award in any of various fields related to moviemaking, most prominently acting, generally awarded at a televised gala to winners who then speak. ¹

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Literary usage of Academy Award

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"This guy I know was an actor, and he was nominated at one time for an Academy Award, but I would give him an Academy Award if he knew anything about this ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"Report of the Annual Meeting of the Academy: Award of Medals; Research Grants from Trust Funds of the Academy. THE ninth number of Volume 4 contains the ..."

3. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1895)
"The question now is, will the academy award the prize, and if so, will it give the same to Behring, to Roux, or to whom? ..."

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