sportsmanship

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sports·man·ship

 (spôrts′mən-shĭp′)
n.
The conduct and attitude of participants in sports, especially when considered commendable as in fair play, courtesy, and grace in losing.

sports•man•ship

(ˈspɔrts mənˌʃɪp, ˈspoʊrts-)

n.
1. the practice or skill of a sportsman.
2. conduct befitting a sportsman.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sportsmanship - fairness in following the rules of the gamesportsmanship - fairness in following the rules of the game
fairness, equity - conformity with rules or standards; "the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"
Translations
športno vedenje

sportsmanship

[ˈspɔːtsmənʃɪp] Nespíritu m deportivo

sportsmanship

[ˈspɔːrtsmənʃɪp] nesprit m sportif, sportivité fsports page n [newspaper] → page f des sportssports shop nmagasin m de sportsports stadium nstade m

sportsmanship

[ˈspɔːtsmənˌʃɪp] nspirito sportivo
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