junior varsity

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junior varsity

n. Abbr. JV
A high-school or college team that competes in interschool sports on the level below varsity.
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jun′ior var′sity

a university, college, or school team that competes at a level below that of the varsity.
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Noun1.junior varsity - a college or university team that competes at a level below the varsity team
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
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