championship

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noun cham·pi·on·ship \-ˌship\

Definition of championship

  1. 1 :  designation as champion

  2. 2 :  the act of championing :  defense <his championship of freedom of speech>

  3. 3 :  a contest held to determine a champion

Examples of championship in a sentence

  1. The team hasn't won a championship in 30 years.

  2. <the Yankees have won the championship many times>

1825

First Known Use of championship

1825


CHAMPIONSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

championship

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noun cham·pi·on·ship \-ˌship\

Definition of championship for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CHAMPIONSHIP Defined for Kids

championship

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

Definition of championship for Students

  1. 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. 2 :  a contest held to determine the best or winning player or team in a sport or game



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