Definition of scudetto in English:

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scudetto

Pronunciation: /skuːˈdɛtəʊ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural scudetti /skuːˈdɛti/)

The award given to the champions of Italy’s top division of professional soccer: Juve lost 2-1 to Perugia, handing the scudetto to Lazio
More example sentences
  • He left behind the violet shirt of Fiorentina for the challenge of winning the scudetto.
  • There are all the necessary elements here for us not to fail in pursuit of the scudetto.
  • They had a president who was willing to spend billions of lire on winning the scudetto.

Origin

Italian, 'badge, little shield', from the shield-shaped emblem worn on the shirts of the winning team.

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