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American English: /ˈtʃæmpiən/
British English: /ˈtʃampɪən/

Translation of champion in Spanish:


  • 1 (Sport)
    campeón, (-peona) (masculine, feminine)
    the world swimming champion
    el campeón mundial de natación
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (History) she's a champion of lost causes
    es una defensora de pleitos perdidos or de causas perdidas
    Example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb


  • 1.1 (before noun)
    a champion swimmer/athlete
    un campeón de natación/de atletismo
    1.2 (excellent)
    (British English) [dialect]

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