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English definition of “sportsmanlike”

sportsmanlike

adjective     /ˈspɔːts.mən.laɪk/ US  /ˈspɔːrts-/
behaving in a way that is fair and shows respect towards the other players when playing sportJustice and fairnessCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
(Definition of sportsmanlike adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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