Meaning of “sportsmanship” in the English Dictionary

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sportsmanshipnoun [ U ]

us /ˈspɔrts·mənˌʃɪp, ˈspoʊrts-/

the quality of showing fairness, respect, and generosity toward the opposing team or player and for the sport itself when competing

(Definition of “sportsmanship” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)