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Meaning of “league” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “league”
in Arabic اِتِّحاد…
in Korean 리그, 연맹…
in Malaysian liga…
in French ligue, division…
in Turkish spor ligi…
in Italian serie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 體育, (體育項目)聯合會,聯賽,聯盟…
in Russian лига…
in Polish liga…
in Vietnamese liên minh, liên đoàn…
in Spanish liga…
in Portuguese liga…
in Thai สหพันธ์…
in German der Bund, die Liga…
in Catalan lliga…
in Japanese (スポーツの)リーグ…
in Indonesian liga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 体育, (体育项目)联合会,联赛,联盟…
(Definition of league from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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