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grand slamnoun [C]

 /ˈɡrænd ˈslɑm/
  • grand slam noun [C] (BASEBALL)

in baseball, the hitting of a home run with runners at all three bases, so that four points are scored
  • grand slam noun [C] (TENNIS AND GOLF)

in tennis and golf, the act of winning all of a series of important competitions
(Definition of grand slam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"grand slam" in British English

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grand slamnoun

uk   /ˌɡrænd ˈslæm/  us   /ˌɡrænd ˈslæm/
  • grand slam noun (WINNING EVERYTHING)

[C usually singular] an occasion when someone wins all of a set of important sports competitions
  • grand slam noun (BASEBALL)

[C] in baseball, the hitting of a home run with runners at all three bases, so that four points are scored
(Definition of grand slam from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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