Championship - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃæmpiənʃɪp|  American pronunciation of the word championship
Brit.  |ˈtʃampɪənʃɪp|  British pronunciation of the word championship

noun

- the status of being a champion (syn: title)
- a competition at which a champion is chosen
- the act of providing approval and support (syn: backing, backup, patronage)

Examples

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

...the Yankees have won the championship many times...

Greece won the European Championship.

Warwickshire are the current holders of the cricket championship.

They won the world championship.

The championship fight took place before a crowd of thousands.

She won the national championship last year.

They haven't won a championship since Truman was President.

She needs to improve her game if she wants to win the championship.

The team has bettered its chances of winning the championship.

The team is a serious contender for the championship.

He guaranteed a victory in the championship game.

...he won the championship five times running...

His favorite team triumphed in the championship game.

He steered the team to another championship last year.

Word forms

noun
singular: championship
plural: championships
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