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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃæmpiən/

Translation of champion in Spanish:


  • 1 [Sport/Deporte] campeón, (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/Historia] paladín (masculine), campeón (masculine) 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/verbo transitivo


  • 1.1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [bull/chrysanthemums] premiado a champion swimmer/athlete un campeón de natación/de atletismo 1.2 (excellent) (British English/inglés británico) [dialect], fantástico

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