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victory

noun [C or U] uk   /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.
Opposite
victory lap US ( UK lap of honour) a run around a track or sports field that is made by a winner of a race or a team that has won a game
Translations of “victory”
in Korean 승리, 성공…
in Arabic نَصْر…
in Portuguese vitória…
in Catalan victòria…
in Japanese 勝利…
in Italian vittoria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勝利,獲勝, 成功…
in Russian победа…
in Turkish zafer, galibiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胜利,获胜, 成功…
in Polish zwycięstwo…
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