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noun American English pronunciation: reward /rɪˈwɔrd/ 
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pluralrewards

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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] something good that happens or that you receive because of something that you have done
    reward for:

    Rewards for appropriate behavior can be successful in teaching children.

    as a reward:

    You deserve a day off as a reward for working so hard.

    (a) just reward:

    The prize was a just reward for all his hard work.

  2. 2
    [countable] money that someone receives for finding and returning something or for helping the police
    reward for:

    Police are offering a substantial reward for information leading to the man's capture.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] money that you receive for working

      Financial rewards and promotion will be linked to performance.

      reap a reward:

      This product will reap rich rewards for its manufacturers.

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