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trophynoun [C]

uk   /ˈtrəʊ.fi/  us   /ˈtroʊ.fi/
B2 a prize, such as a gold or silver cup, that is given to the winner of a competition or race, and often returned after a year to be given to the winner of the competition in the following year: He's an excellent rider, but he's never won a major trophy. The Duchess of Cambridge will be presenting the trophies.
something used as a symbol of success from hunting or war: The animal heads on the wall were trophies of his hunting trips.

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trophynoun [C]

 us   /ˈtroʊ·fi/
a prize, such as a large silver cup or bowl, given to the one who wins a competition or race
A trophy is also something used as a symbol of success: Under the long high-beamed ceiling, affixed to stone walls, were the trophies – heads of a rhinoceros and an African buffalo with huge horns.
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