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Synonyms of champion in English:


  • 1 the world snooker champion
    winner, title-holder, defending champion, gold medallist;
    prizewinner, cup winner, victor, conqueror;
  • 2 a champion of change
    [Antonyms] opponent, critic
  • 3 historical there was little chance of his defeating the King's Champion
    knight, man-at-arms, warrior, defender, duellist, paladin, hero
  • verb

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  • an organization championing the rights of tribal peoples
    propose, sponsor, vouch for, second
    [Antonyms] oppose, criticize
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