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English definition of “league”

league

noun     /liːɡ/
B1 [C] a group of teams that compete against each other in a sport: top/bottom of the league major/minor league baseball Who won the league championship this year?Competitions, and parts of competitions
be in league with sb to be secretly working or planning something with someone, usually to do something badPlotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
not be in the same league as sb/sth informal to not be as good as someone or something: It's a nice enough restaurant but it's not in the same league as Rossi's.Worse and worst
(Definition of league noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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