There are 2 translations of league in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /liːg/


  • 1 (alliance, association) liga (feminine), asociación (feminine), federación (feminine) the League of Nations [History/Historia] la Sociedad de Naciones to be in league (with sb) estar* aliado or confabulado (con algn) the whole world was in league against me todo el mundo se había aliado or confabulado contra mí or en mi contra
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    • When the Constitution was submitted to referendum, short-lived federation leagues were formed in many centres to campaign for a ‘yes’ vote.
    • The league has taken the government to court over the fact that children were not being protected from bullying, assault and self-harm.
    • Finally, the league inaugurated the idea of collective economic sanctions.
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    • This is about the integrity of a league and an agreement: A deal is a deal.
  • 2 2.1 [Sport/Deporte] liga (feminine) our team is seventh in the league nuestro equipo va séptimo en la clasificación or en la liga (before noun/delante del nombre) [champion/game] de liga league standing (American English/inglés norteamericano) posición (feminine) en la liga 2.2 (level, category) the company wants to stay in the big leagues la empresa quiere mantenerse en primera división or (Mexico/México) en las ligas mayores not to be in the same league as sb/sth no estar* a la misma altura or al mismo nivel que algn/ algo they're in a different league no tienen ni punto de comparación to be out of one's league sorry, I'm out of my league perdón, pero esto es demasiado difícil para mí small-time criminals out of their league ladronzuelos (masculine plural) que se meten a hacer fechorías demasiado complicadas
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    • The cloud is kicked up from so many teams scrambling for the league championship.
    • Players in the Premiership are playing in that league for a reason and that goes for players in Divisions One, Two and Three.
    • It made sense, of course, since the hockey league he played for was beginning their Christmas break.
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    • At this moment it is easier to win the league than the Champions League or even the FA Cup.
    • Fair enough, they've had a couple of good results, but winning the Champions league?
    • Twice they won the league and twice lost in the play-offs that guaranteed promotion.
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    • Fourteen men a side is not rugby union, nor league, and certainly not cricket, and the sooner they learn that the better for the dignity of the game and future tourists.
    • Robinson's success has sparked a rash of worthy articles in the Australian press, all dealing with the supposed impact of league upon British rugby union.
    • There are several sports which involve spinal risk, including horse riding and football, especially rugby union and league.

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