minor league


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minor league

n.
A league of professional sports clubs that are not in the major leagues but are usually owned by or affiliated with major-league teams.

minor league

n
1. (Baseball) US and Canadian any professional league in baseball other than a major league. Compare major league
2. (modifier) of relatively little importance: that firm is very minor league.

mi′nor league′


n.
any association of professional sports teams other than the major leagues.
[1880–85, Amer.]
mi′nor-league′, adj.
mi′nor-lea′guer, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minor league - a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)minor league - a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
minor-league club, minor-league team - a team that plays in a minor league
league, conference - an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
Translations

minor league

adj personzweitklassig; subjectzweitrangig; minor league baseball (US) → Baseball m or ntin den unteren Ligen
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