World Cup


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World Cup

n.
1. A soccer tournament held every four years in which qualifying national teams compete to determine a world champion.
2. The championship awarded to the winner of this tournament.

World Cup

n
1. (Team Sports, other than specified) an international competition held between national teams in various sports, most notably association football
2. (Soccer) an international competition held between national teams in various sports, most notably association football

World′ Cup′



n.
the trophy for the world championship in soccer, or the quadrennial international competition for this trophy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.World Cup - a soccer tournament held every four years between national soccer teams to determine a world championWorld Cup - a soccer tournament held every four years between national soccer teams to determine a world champion
tournament, tourney - a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
Translations
Světový pohár
verdensmesterskab
maailmanmestaruuskilpailu
svjetski kup
ワールドカップ
월드컵
världscup
การแข่งขันกีฬานานาชาติโดยเฉพาะกีฬาฟุตบอล
Giải Vô địch Bóng đá Thế giới

World Cup

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World Cup

كَأْسُ العَالَم Světový pohár verdensmesterskab Weltmeisterschaft Παγκόσμιο Κύπελο Copa Mundial maailmanmestaruuskilpailu Coupe du monde svjetski kup Coppa del Mondo ワールドカップ 월드컵 wereldbeker verdensmesterskap mistrzostwa świata Copa do Mundo, Taça do Mundo чемпионат мира världscup การแข่งขันกีฬานานาชาติโดยเฉพาะกีฬาฟุตบอล Dünya Kupası Giải Vô địch Bóng đá Thế giới 世界杯
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