Definition of World Cup in English:

World Cup

Syllabification: World Cup


  • 1A sports competition between teams from several countries, in particular an international soccer tournament held every four years.
  • 1.1A trophy awarded in a sports competition between teams from several countries.
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    • It seems like it takes a World Cup or an Olympic Games for this country to realise how far behind the rest of the sporting world we are.
    • The one small mercy to be thankful for was that this was not a World Cup qualifier.
    • France play the Republic of Ireland in a World Cup qualifying game in Paris.

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