championship

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From champion +‎ -ship.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃæmpi.ənʃɪp/

Noun[edit]

championship (countable and uncountable, 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.

Translations[edit]

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compared to the preceding days, being the night before the burial, the night where most people show up in a wake.

Noun[edit]

championship

  1. (chiefly Cebu, slang, humorous) the night before the day of the burial (see usage notes)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Most wake last up to nine days, equal to the number of novena days. May be longer or briefer depending on the family's wishes or reasons.