Definición de varsity en inglés:

varsity

Silabificación: var·si·ty
Pronunciación: /ˈvärsətē
 
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sustantivo (plural varsities)

  • 1chiefly North American The principal team representing a high school or college in a sport or other competition: Miller promoted him to the varsity for his sophomore season [as modifier]: girls' varsity basketball
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    • By the time he joined the varsity as a sophomore, he and his coach realized he should become a full-time catcher.
    • With five assistant coaches and two trainers, the varsity's bench resembled an NBA team's.
    • As a freshman at Birmingham High School in Los Angeles, he was a pretty good basketball player, made junior varsity, and although he didn't play much he put up good numbers when he did.
  • 1.1British dated , South African , or New Zealand University: he had his hair cut as soon as he got back from varsity
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    • Students come from across Africa, are based at varsities across the country, but come to Cape Town for an initial intense burst of studying.
    • The powers that be had better soon realise that this varsity has outstanding lecturers who are by far the most competent and passionate people for the job.
    • A spokesperson for the Nelson Mandela varsity, Roslyn Baatjies, said their student debt stood at R101,9m at the end of July.
  • 1.2 [as modifier] British (Especially of a sporting event or team) of or relating to a university, especially Oxford or Cambridge: a varsity match
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    • It was only a few weeks later that he scored 169 for Cambridge in the varsity match.
    • The sport has been played at the university for almost 30 years and this year, the annual varsity match against Cambridge was on Sky TV.
    • The reason why Clemington had made it to the finals four years in a row would have to be based on the fact that four years ago, Chris Donovan and Devon Matthews joined the boy's varsity team.

Origen

mid 17th century: shortening of university, reflecting an archaic pronunciation.

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