L. Fr. To award, adjudge, or determine; to sentence, or condemn

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  • aga — agha [ aga ] n. m. VAR. aga • 1535; mot turc « chef » ♦ Officier de la cour du sultan, dans l ancienne Turquie. ♢ En Algérie, Chef au dessus du caïd. Des aghas. ♢ Agha Khan, titre du chef spirituel des musulmans ismaéliens. agha ou aga n. m …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • award — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, to decide, from Anglo French awarder, agarder to look at, examine, resolve, from a (from Latin ad ) + warder, garder to look after, guard more at guard Date: 14th century 1. to give by judicial decree …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • award — 1 vt [Anglo French awarder agarder to look at, decide on, impose, alteration of Old French esguarder to look at, from es , intensive prefix + guarder to guard] 1: to give in accordance with a judicial or administrative determination or decision… …   Law dictionary

  • ardez — [aʀde] interj. ÉTYM. D. i.; pour agardez, de l anc. franç. agarder « regarder ». ❖ ♦ Vx, fam. Exclamation pour Regardez ! (s écrivait aussi ardé). 1 Surtout Vive l amour; et bran pour les sergens ! Ardez, voire, c est mon : je me cognois en gens …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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