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English definition of “champion”

champion

noun [C]     /ˈtʃæmpiən/
WINNER B1 a person, animal, or team that wins a competition: a boxing champion the world champions Winners and losers
SUPPORT someone who supports, defends, or fights for a person, belief, or principle: a champion of human rights → See also reigning championSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers
(Definition of champion noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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