one-upmanshipnoun [ U ]uk /ˌwʌnˈʌp.mən.ʃɪp/ us /ˌwʌnˈʌp.mən.ʃɪp/ disapproving
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(Definition of “one-upmanship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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