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victory

noun [C or U]     /ˈvɪk.tər.i/ US  /-tɚ-/
B2 an occasion when you win a game, competition, election, war, etc. or the fact that you have won: The Redskins opened the season by scoring a resounding/stunning/impressive 25–3 victory against/over Detroit. Grant won/achieved/gained a comfortable/easy victory against/over Cooper in yesterday's match. This result is a triumphant victory for democracy. → See also Pyrrhic victory → Opposite defeat nounWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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