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Most Valuable Player
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Most Valuable Player

In sports, a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is an honor typically bestowed upon the best performing player or players on a specific team, in an entire league, or for a particular contest or series of contests. Initially used in professional sports, the term is now also commonly used in amateur sports, as well as in other completely unrelated fields of endeavor such as business.

Specific awards include:

In computing, it is used as Most Valuable Professional. A yearly award by Microsoft to members of the community.

In medicine, MVP refers to a heart defect called mitral valve prolapse.