grand slam Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"grand slam" in British English

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grand slamnoun

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grand slam noun (WINNING EVERYTHING)

[C usually singular] an ​occasion when someone ​wins all of a set of ​importantsports competitions

grand slam noun (CARDS)

[C usually singular] an ​occasion when someone ​wins all the ​cards in a ​cardgame, ​especially bridge

grand slam noun (BASEBALL)

[C] in ​baseball, the ​hitting of a home run with ​runners at all three bases, so that four ​points are ​scored
(Definition of grand slam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grand slamnoun [C]

 /ˈɡrænd ˈslɑm/

grand slam noun [C] (BASEBALL)

in ​baseball, the ​hitting of a home run with ​runners at all three bases , so that four ​points are ​scored

grand slam noun [C] (TENNIS AND GOLF)

in ​tennis and ​golf, the ​act of ​winning all of a ​series of ​important competitions
(Definition of grand slam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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