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cham·pi·on·ship

 (chăm′pē-ən-shĭp′)
n.
1. The position or title of a winner.
2. Defense or support; advocacy: her championship of the elderly and their rights.
3. A competition or series of competitions held to determine a winner.

championship

(ˈtʃæmpɪənˌʃɪp)
n
1. (General Sporting Terms) (sometimes plural) any of various contests held to determine a champion
2. the title or status of being a champion
3. support for or defence of a cause, person, etc

cham•pi•on•ship

(ˈtʃæm pi ənˌʃɪp)

n.
1. the distinction or condition of being a champion.
2. advocacy or defense: championship of the underdog.
3. a contest to determine a champion.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.championship - the status of being a championchampionship - the status of being a champion; "he held the title for two years"
high status - a position of superior status
triple crown - (baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs
triple crown - (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness
2.championship - a competition at which a champion is chosen
contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
3.championship - the act of providing approval and supportchampionship - the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
approval, approving, blessing - the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
Translations
بُطُولَةبُطولَهمُدافَعَةٌ عَن
bojmistrovstvíšampionát
mesterskabkæmpen for
mestaruus
prvenstvo
bajnokságsíkra szállás
meistarakeppnistuîningur, barátta
選手権
선수권
prvenstvo
mästerskap
ตำแหน่งชนะเลิศ
şampiyonaşampiyonluksavunma
cuộc thi giành chức vô địch

championship

[ˈtʃæmpɪənʃɪp] N
1. (= contest) → campeonato m
2. [of cause] → defensa f

championship

[ˈtʃæmpɪənʃɪp] nchampionnat mchampionship point n (in tennis)balle de match f de la finale (d'un tournoi de tennis)

championship

n
(Sport) → Meisterschaft f
championships pl (= event)Meisterschaftskämpfe pl
(= support)Eintreten nt, → Engagement nt(of für)

championship

[ˈtʃæmpjənˌʃɪp] n (contest) → campionato

champion

(ˈtʃӕmpiən) noun
1. in games, competitions etc, a competitor who has defeated all others. this year's golf champion; (also adjective) a champion boxer.
2. a person who defends a cause. a champion of human rights.
verb
to defend or support. He championed the cause of human rights for many years.
ˈchampionship
1. a contest held to decide who is the champion. The tennis championship will be decided this afternoon.
2. the act of defending or supporting. his championship of civil rights.

championship

بُطُولَة mistrovství mesterskab Meisterschaft πρωτάθλημα campeonato mestaruus championnat prvenstvo campionato 選手権 선수권 kampioenschap mesterskap mistrzostwo campeonato чемпионат mästerskap ตำแหน่งชนะเลิศ şampiyona cuộc thi giành chức vô địch 锦标赛
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While the trick lasted he won in sixteen successive duels in his university; but by that time observers had discovered what his charm was, and how to break it, therefore his championship ceased.
At the same time, I must say that the generosity of her championship of poor harmless Mr.
Impossible to answer his blunt question in the affirmative, so I disclaimed all tendency to gratitude, and advised him if he expected any reward for his championship, to look for it in a better world, as he was not likely to meet with it here.
The important point is that, in his thirty-first year, after six seasons of untiring effort, Archibald went in for a championship, and won it.
Archer entirely approved of family solidarity, and one of the qualities he most admired in the Mingotts was their resolute championship of the few black sheep that their blameless stock had produced.
He saw that his championship of the doctor's wife in her queer trap might expose him to what he dreaded more than anything in the world- to ridicule; but his instinct urged him on.
As he spoke, though, there burned in his eyes a fire that proclaimed a nearer, dearer cause for his championship of this glorious daughter of Barsoom.
He had of course his faults like other men, and he had no need of such blind championship.
Other headlines were: "CARTER WATSON ASPIRED TO CHAMPIONSHIP HONORS"; "CARTER WATSON GETS HIS"; "NOTED SOCIOLOGIST ATTEMPTS TO CLEAN OUT A TENDERLOIN CAFE"; and "CARTER WATSON KNOCKED OUT BY PATSY HORAN IN THREE ROUNDS.
Milton's championship of the existing government, however, together with his scholarship, had at once secured for him the position of Latin secretary, or conductor of the diplomatic correspondence of the State with foreign countries.
And in the picture she had of him, in the physical semblance she had made of him, was reflected his spiritual nature, reflected by her worshipful artistry in form and feature and expression--his bravery, his quick temper, his impulsive championship, his madness of wrath in a righteous cause, his warm generosity and swift forgiveness, and his chivalry that epitomized codes and ideals primitive as the days of knighthood.
That's the punch that won the championship of the world for Bob Fitzsimmons.

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