Examples of victory in a Sentence
The general led the troops to victory.
They had never experienced the thrill of victory.
The passage of the law was a tremendous victory for their cause.
It was a decisive victory for the army.
Recent Examples of victory from the Web
The matchup of the 12–0 Trojans against 12-0 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl might have felt like a victory for the BCS, but with 12–0 Auburn stuck in the Sugar Bowl with no chance to win the national title, no one in SEC country was happy.
There was less at stake the last time the teams last went head-to-head at the World Cup, a 4-2 victory for France in the third-place match in 1986.
Some diplomats say they are puzzled by the gap between Trump's ire and the opportunity for an easy political victory at the NATO summit.
For the Orlando Pride, Saturday night’s 2-1 victory over the Washington Spirit wasn’t necessarily a must-win game, but a match the Pride couldn’t afford to lose.
Some diplomats say they are puzzled by the gap between Trump’s ire and the opportunity for an easy political victory at the NATO summit.
Mark Stoops is 3-2 against Vanderbilt at Kentucky thanks to wins in the last two meetings with the Commodores, including a 44-21 victory in Nashville a year ago.
As the summer heat waxes and state legislative sessions wane, the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation has scored a few small but significant victories.
The agreement marks a domestic victory for Mrs. May, who faces the bigger challenge of selling it to the EU.
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VICTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of victory for English Language Learners
: success in defeating an opponent or enemy
: the act of defeating an opponent or enemy
VICTORY Defined for Kids
Synonym Discussion of victory
- Doctors won a victory over disease.
- We're studying Rome's conquests in Britain.
- The outcome of the battle was a triumph for the general.
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