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leaguenoun [C]

uk   /liːɡ/  us   /liːɡ/
  • league noun [C] (SPORT)

B1 a group of teams playing a sport who take part in competitions between each other: Who do you think will win the league championship this year? Liverpool were top of the Football League that year. They are currently bottom of the league.

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(Definition of league from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"league" in American English

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leaguenoun [C]

 us   /liɡ/
  • league noun [C] (SPORTS)

a group of teams or players in a sport who take part in competitions against each other: Our team has the worst record in the league. Do you belong to a bowling league?
A league is also a group in which all the players, people, or things are on approximately the same level: His new movie is just not in the same league as his last one (= not as good as the one before).
  • league noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

a group of people or countries that join together because they have the same interest: the League of Nations
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If someone is in league with someone else, they have agreed secretly to do something together, esp. something illegal or wrong: They were in league with their accountants to cheat the government by hiding their real income.
(Definition of league from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “league”
in Korean 리그, 연맹…
in Arabic اِتِّحاد…
in Malaysian liga…
in French ligue, division…
in Russian лига…
in Chinese (Traditional) 體育, (體育項目)聯合會,聯賽,聯盟…
in Italian serie…
in Turkish spor ligi…
in Polish liga…
in Spanish liga…
in Vietnamese liên minh, liên đoàn…
in Portuguese liga…
in Thai สหพันธ์…
in German der Bund, die Liga…
in Catalan lliga…
in Japanese (スポーツの)リーグ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 体育, (体育项目)联合会,联赛,联盟…
in Indonesian liga…
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