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n. pl. var·si·ties
1. The principal team representing a university, college, or school in sports, games, or other competitions.
2. Chiefly British A university.
[Shortening and alteration of university.]
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n, pl -ties
(Education) informal Brit and NZ and South African university, formerly used esp at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge
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var•si•ty(ˈvɑr sɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties. n.
1. a first-string team, esp. in sports, representing a school, college, or university.
2. Chiefly Brit. university.
[1840–50; compare versity university]
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|Noun||1.||varsity - a British abbreviation of `university'; usually refers to Oxford University or Cambridge University|
university - the body of faculty and students at a university
|2.||varsity - a team representing a college or university|
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A. N (Brit) → universidad f
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n (Brit Univ inf) → Uni f (inf); (US: also varsity team) → Schul-/Uniauswahl f
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