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victory

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noun vic·to·ry \ˈvik-t(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of victory

  • : success in defeating an opponent or enemy

  • : the act of defeating an opponent or enemy

Full Definition of victory

plural vic·to·ries

  1. 1 :  the overcoming of an enemy or antagonist

  2. 2 :  achievement of mastery or success in a struggle or endeavor against odds or difficulties

Examples of victory

  1. The general led the troops to victory.

  2. They had never experienced the thrill of victory.

  3. The passage of the law was a tremendous victory for their cause.

  4. It was a decisive victory for the army.



Origin of victory

Middle English victorie, from Anglo-French, from Latin victoria, from victor


First Known Use: 14th century




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