Nobel-prize meaning

The Nobel prize is any of the six prizes awarded worldwide for excellent achievements in literature, world peace, economics, chemistry, physics and physiology or medicine.

An example of the Nobel prize is the prize awarded to Dan Schechtman in 2011 for chemistry.

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Any of the six international prizes awarded annually by the Nobel Foundation for outstanding achievements in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and economics and for the promotion of world peace.
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Any of the annual international prizes administered by the Nobel Foundation for distinction in physics, chemistry, economics, medicine or physiology, and literature, and for promoting peace.
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Origin of nobel-prize

  • After Alfred Bernhard Nobel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition