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"tournament" in British English

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tournamentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊə.nə.mənt/ /ˈtɔː-/  us   /ˈtɝː-/
B1 a ​competition for ​teams or ​singleplayers in which a ​series of ​games is ​played, and the ​winners of each ​gameplay against each other until only one ​winner is ​left: a ​tennis/​chess/​golf tournament They were ​defeated in the first round of the tournament.

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

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tournamentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʊr·nə·mənt, ˈtɜr-/ (also tourney,  /ˈtʊr·ni, ˈtɜr-/ )
a ​competitioninvolving many competitors in a ​singlesport or ​game: a ​chess/​golf tournament
(Definition of tournament from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tournament”
in Korean 토너먼트…
in Arabic بُطولة…
in Malaysian pertandingan…
in French tournoi…
in Russian турнир…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錦標賽…
in Italian torneo…
in Turkish turnuva…
in Polish turniej…
in Spanish torneo…
in Vietnamese giải đấu…
in Portuguese torneio…
in Thai การแข่งขัน…
in German das Tournier…
in Catalan torneig…
in Japanese トーナメント, 勝ち抜き戦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锦标赛…
in Indonesian pertandingan…
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