Definición de champion en inglés:

champion

Saltos de línea: cham|pion
Pronunciación: /ˈtʃampɪən
 
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sustantivo

1A person who has surpassed all rivals in a sporting contest or other competition: [as modifier]: a champion hurdler
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Britain's recent dearth of sporting champions has also been blamed on schemes that oppose competitiveness.
  • The competition ensured that the champion was decided only in the last round of the league.
  • What we need is a gladiatorial contest between the representative champions of each political party.
Sinónimos
winner, title-holder, defending champion, gold medallist; prizewinner, cup winner, victor, conqueror; Latinvictor ludorum
2A person who vigorously supports or defends a person or cause: he became the determined champion of a free press
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It needs to recognise that, all too often, it poses as a champion of democracy while supporting regimes which have no proper respect for democracy.
  • Only then did California become a champion of environmental protection.
  • He is also a strong supporter of devolving power to the regions and is a champion of the campaign to create a directly elected Yorkshire mini-parliament.
Sinónimos
2.1 historical A knight who fought in single combat on behalf of the monarch.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The River Knights watched intensely as one of their own, their champion, Christopher Knight fought John Pavin, their evil nemesis.
  • She had never so much as read about medieval knights, and now she had to fight like a champion.
  • Despite the occasional champion who amassed riches, most fighters came from extremely poor families, and they remained poor.
Sinónimos

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Vigorously support or defend the cause of: he championed the rights of the working class and the poor
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The club has championed a campaign to host a new tournament on the lucrative European Seniors' Tour programme next year.
  • Volunteers descended on Brentford's river banks at the weekend to take part in a clean up campaign championed by locals.
  • He identified with the oppressed and exploited everywhere and championed their struggles for emancipation.
Sinónimos

adjetivo

British informal or dialect Volver al principio  
Excellent: ‘Thank ye, lad,’ the farmer said. ‘That’s champion.’

Origen

Middle English (denoting a fighting man): from Old French, from medieval Latin campio(n-) 'fighter', from Latin campus (see camp1).

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