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championship

noun cham·pi·on·ship \-ˌship\

: an important competition that decides which player or team is the best in a particular sport, game, etc.

: the title of champion in a sport or game

Full Definition of CHAMPIONSHIP

1
:  designation as champion
2
:  the act of championing :  defense <his championship of freedom of speech>
3
:  a contest held to determine a champion
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Examples of CHAMPIONSHIP

  1. The team hasn't won a championship in 30 years.
  2. <the Yankees have won the championship many times>

First Known Use of CHAMPIONSHIP

1825

Related to CHAMPIONSHIP

Synonyms
crown, title
CHAMPIONSHIP Defined for Kids

championship

noun cham·pi·on·ship \ˈcham-pē-ən-ˌship\

Definition of CHAMPIONSHIP for Kids

1
:  the position or title of best or winning player or team in a sport or game of skill <The skier was defending her championship.>
2
:  a contest held to determine the best or winning player or team in a sport or game

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