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English definition of “champion”

champion

noun [C] (WINNER)    /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən/ (informal champ)
B1 someone or something, especially a person or animal, that has beaten all other competitors in a competition: an Olympic champion She is the world champion for the third year in succession. The defending champion will play his first match of the tournament tomorrow. Who are the reigning European football champions?Winners and losers
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