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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He had so greatly recommended himself to that gentleman, by leaping over five-barred gates, and by other acts of sportsmanship, that the squire had declared Tom would certainly make a great man if he had but sufficient encouragement.
Their highest instinct of sportsmanship is to catch a man with his back turned and to smite him a cunning blow with a tomahawk that severs the spinal column at the base of the brain.
Let's pat them on the back for their accomplishments (on and off the field), their acts of heroism, their desire to win, their acts of great sportsmanship, their successes and even their failures.
The University Athletics Association of the Philippines ushered in its 82nd season Sunday by highlighting the higher level of sportsmanship and excellence of its student-athletes.
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South Lodge defeated Applecross 6-0 in the fifth place Sportsmanship final.
Velasco also lauded the sportsmanship traits of the Filipino athletes, particularly athletics' Abegail Manzano and muay's Ariel Lee Lampacan.
DEAN SMITH claimed sportsmanship prevailed after Villa were gifted their equaliser in yesterday's extraordinary 1-1 draw at Leeds.
Basketball player-turned-coach Sue Wicks aptly put it in a better perspective when she said: 'I think sportsmanship is knowing that it is a game, that we are only as good as our opponents, and whether you win or lose, to give 100 percent.'
All participants displayed a high level of sportsmanship, and were keen to acquire expertise and benefit from the matches to improve their performance in official competitions.
The senator added that he is elated because he is a product of both schools, noting that the game must uphold sportsmanship and hard work.
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