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tournamentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊə.nə.mənt/ /ˈtɔː-/  us   /ˈtɝː-/ (US also tourney)
B1 a competition for teams or single players in which a series of games is played, and the winners of each game play against each other until only one winner is left: a tennis/chess/golf tournament They were defeated in the first round of the tournament.
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in Arabic بُطولة…
in Korean 토너먼트…
in Malaysian pertandingan…
in French tournoi…
in Turkish turnuva…
in Italian torneo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錦標賽…
in Russian турнир…
in Polish turniej…
in Vietnamese giải đấu…
in Spanish torneo…
in Portuguese torneio…
in Thai การแข่งขัน…
in German das Tournier…
in Catalan torneig…
in Japanese トーナメント, 勝ち抜き戦…
in Indonesian pertandingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锦标赛…
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