Definition of “championship” - English Dictionary

“championship” in British English

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championshipnoun

uk /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən.ʃɪp/ us /ˈtʃæm.pi.ən.ʃɪp/

championship noun (COMPETITION)

B1 [ C ] a high-level competition to decide who is the best, especially in a sport:

the British Diving Championship
The world championships will be held in Scotland next year.
He has been playing championship tennis for three years now.

[ C ] the position of being a champion:

She has held the championship for the past three years.

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(Definition of “championship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“championship” in American English

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championshipnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃæm·pi·ənˌʃɪp/

the position of being the best in a particular sport or competition, or the competition that decides who is the best:

She has held the championship for the past three years.

(Definition of “championship” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)