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English definition of “sportsmanship”

sportsmanship

noun [U]     /ˈspɔːts.mən.ʃɪp/ US  /ˈspɔːrts-/
behaviour in sport that is fair and shows respect to the other playersJustice and fairnessCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
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