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appraise, apprise, a prize
appraise (uh PRAYZ) (verb)
To place a value on; to judge the worth of something: The agent decided to appraise the house at $100,000 for tax purposes.
apprise (uh PRIGHZ) (verb)
To inform or to give notice to someone about something; to notify: Police should apprise an arrested person of his or her right to remain silent and to be represented by a lawyer.
a prize (uh PRIGHZ) (noun)
Something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory, as in a contest or competition: Jordan won a prize for compiling the best computer program.

After the important contest, Perry's friend wanted to apprise his coach of the fact that he won a prize.

Dave's friend was asked by the reporters to appraise the value of the prize, but he declined to do it.

(Latin: to value; to appraise; to assess)