Definition of premiation in US English:

premiation

noun

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  • The action, process, or fact of rewarding; an instance of this, a prize-giving.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in John Irland (c1440–1495), theologian. From post-classical Latin praemiation-, praemiatio (also premiation-, premiatio) action of rewarding, reward from classical Latin praemiāt-, past participial stem of praemiārī + -iō. Cf Middle French, French † premiation reward, award.

Pronunciation

premiation

/ˌpriːmɪˈeɪʃn/