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English definition of “championship”

championship

noun (COMPETITION)    /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən.ʃɪp/
B1 [C] a high-level competition to decide who is the best, especially in a sport: the British Diving Championship The world championships will be held in Scotland next year. He has been playing championship tennis for three years now.Competitions, and parts of competitions [C] the position of being a champion: She has held the championship for the past three years.Winners and losers
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