Translation of tournament in Spanish:

tournament

Pronunciation: /ˈtʊrnəmənt; ˈtɔːnəmənt/

n

  • 1.1 [Games/Juegos] [Sport/Deporte] torneo (masculine)
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    • Can you foresee a time when gaming tournaments rival sports championships in terms of audience interest and ratings?
    • Activities will include tennis coaching, co-ordination games, multi sport tournaments and lots more.
    • In 14 World Cup games in five previous tournaments Korea had not won a match.
    1.2 [History/Historia] (of knights) justa (f), torneo (m)
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    • Heraldry originated in medieval warfare and tournaments when it was necessary to identify knights who were completely covered in armour.
    • It examines chivalric ritual and tournament, much of which took place at Greenwich.
    • The Black Knight tournament is held twice a year, once in the fall term, and again in the winter term.

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