There are 2 main definitions of victory in English:


Syllabification: vic·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈvikt(ə)rē

noun (plural victories)

An act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition: an election victory they won their heat and went on to victory in the final [as modifier]: a victory celebration
More example sentences
  • Coventry came on the end of a successful run - eight victories in their last ten games.
  • In the end it was the narrowest of victories as Harrington's game fell apart on the 16th.
  • Black Tom Fairfax was the famous general who led his armies to tremendous victories in the Civil War.
success, triumph, conquest, win, favorable result;
landslide, coup;
mastery, superiority, supremacy
informal walkover, thrashing, trouncing


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French victorie, from Latin victoria.

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There are 2 main definitions of victory in English:


Line breaks: Vic|tory
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪktəri/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

The flagship of Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, launched in 1765. It has been restored, and is now on display in dry dock at Portsmouth.

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