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championship

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃæmpiənʃɪp/

Translation of championship in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Sport/Deporte] (often plural/frecuentemente plural) campeonato (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • For the first time, an NFL championship game would be decided in sudden-death overtime.
    • The winner of each division would meet in a championship game at the end of the season.
    • Apart from the fine display of hurling this was also one of the real sporting games of the championship.
    Example sentences
    • This allowed Stirling to go on to add the title to his Bishopscourt championship.
    • The two rivals have been engaged in previous tough tussles for the national championship title.
    • These two titles in Barcelona take his world championship tally of titles to five.
    Example sentences
    • That would at least be in line with his long-established championship of lost causes.
    • Such people are not notable for their championship of libertarian causes outside the economic field.
    • When C. P. Scott died, the innumerable tributes to him all emphasized his courage and integrity, his humanitarianism and his championship of unpopular causes.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (of cause) defensa (feminine)

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