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league

noun [C]  us   /liɡ/

league noun [C] (SPORTS)

a group of teams or players in a sport who take part in competitions against each other: Our team has the worst record in the league. Do you belong to a bowling league? A league is also a group in which all the players, people, or things are on approximately the same level: His new movie is just not in the same league as his last one (= not as good as the one before).

league noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

a group of people or countries that join together because they have the same interest: the League of Nationsin league with fml If someone is in league with someone else, they have agreed secretly to do something together, esp. something illegal or wrong: They were in league with their accountants to cheat the government by hiding their real income.
Translations of “league”
in Arabic اِتِّحاد…
in Korean 리그, 연맹…
in Malaysian liga…
in French ligue, division…
in Turkish spor ligi…
in Italian serie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 體育, (體育項目)聯合會,聯賽,聯盟…
in Russian лига…
in Polish liga…
in Vietnamese liên minh, liên đoàn…
in Spanish liga…
in Portuguese liga…
in Thai สหพันธ์…
in German der Bund, die Liga…
in Catalan lliga…
in Japanese (スポーツの)リーグ…
in Indonesian liga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 体育, (体育项目)联合会,联赛,联盟…
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