championship Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"championship" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən.ʃɪp/

championship noun (COMPETITION)

B1 [C] a ​high-levelcompetition 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. [C] the ​position of being a ​champion: She has ​held the championship for the past three ​years.
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championship noun (SUPPORT)

[U] the ​support someone gives to a ​person, ​belief, ​right, or ​principle
(Definition of championship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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championshipnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃæm·pi·ənˌʃɪp/
the ​position of being the ​best in a ​particularsport or ​competition, or the ​competition that ​decides who is the ​best: She has ​held the championship for the past three ​years.
(Definition of championship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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