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varsityadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈvɑː.sə.ti/  us   /ˈvɑːr.sə.t̬i/ US
used to ​describesportsteams at ​schools or ​colleges that are at the most ​skilledlevel of ​play: He was a ​member of the varsity ​baseballteam.

varsitynoun [C]

uk   /ˈvɑː.sɪ.ti/  us   /ˈvɑːr.sə.t̬i/ old-fashioned or Indian English or South African English
(Definition of varsity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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varsitynoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈvɑr·sɪ·t̬i/
one of the ​mainsportsteams at a ​university, ​college, or ​school: He was hoping to make the varsity next ​year.
varsity
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈvɑr·sɪ·t̬i/
Eight varsity ​players will ​return to the ​footballteam next ​season.
(Definition of varsity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “varsity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大学体育代表队的,校队的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大學體育代表隊的,校隊的…
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