Meaning of “premiership” in the English Dictionary

"premiership" in British English

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premiershipnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈprem.i.eə.ʃɪp/ us /prɪˈmɪr.ʃɪp/

premiership noun [ C or U ] (POLITICS)

the period when someone is prime minister, or the job of being prime minister

premiership noun [ C or U ] (SPORT)

also Premiership the top football league (= group of competing teams) in England, consisting of 20 teams from England and Wales :

The win put Arsenal back at the top of the Premiership.
a premiership player

also Premiership the highest level competition for rugby union in England:

Premiership rugby

the Premiershipnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈprem.i.ə.ʃɪp/ us /prɪˈmɪr.ʃɪp/

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