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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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