championship

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From champion +‎ -ship.

Noun[edit]

championship (plural championships)

  1. (sports) A competition to determine a champion, especially the final of a series of competitions.
  2. The position of champion, or winner.
  3. Defense or support of some cause.
    His championship of civil rights eventually bore fruit.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 6
      They had also dropped their championship of Jones, who had given up hope of getting his farm back and gone to live in another part of the county.

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