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bragging rights

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Definition of bragging rights in English:

plural noun

informal
A temporary position of ascendancy in a closely contested rivalry: he walked off with a guaranteed $25,000 and bragging rights for at least a year
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  • Boston brandished its bragging rights as it won its fourth title in five years, defeating the New York 1 team to take the Cup.
  • Warren Sapp, Oakland's loquacious defensive tackle, said this game was for bragging rights against the team that chose not to re-sign him this year after nine seasons in Tampa.
  • To cricket now, and a draw in the fifth cricket test in London overnight was enough to give England a two-one series win over Australia and bragging rights over one of sport's oldest contests.

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