Definition of eights in English:

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Pronunciation: /eɪts/

plural noun

A race for eight-oared rowing boats: he twice rowed in the university trial eights
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  • The race is part of an afternoon of competition between the two universities which culminates in the men's senior eights - the Manchester equivalent of the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race.
  • In keeping with tradition, the last race of the Championships was the men's eights.
  • The regatta program consists of Olympic and non-Olympic boat classes, some junior events and freshman eights, but the highlighted races are the men's and women's single.

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