Definition of 'championship'
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No smaller team has contested a major championship. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If this continues all summer it may seriously affect their chances of retaining the championship. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The heavyweight championship of the world was the richest prize in sport. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are many competitions and championships to choose from. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The door is still open to the world heavyweight championship. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She still needs to secure her selection for the world championships in Berlin next month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have players from the Championship for crying out loud. The Sun (2016)Do we field a weakened team in the Championship? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who are athletes running for when they compete at the sport 's leading championships? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The third made him a national hero: he died fighting valiantly to win a world championship. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In the meantime, there is a world championship to be won or lost. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was their contest, a championship within a championship. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Age, nickname and number of seasons in county championship? Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is not a player for the Championship. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will be eager to add to the 43 wickets he has taken in nine championship matches this season. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Despite some great performances and really good competition at the championships, the sport is still making headlines for the wrong reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The team who wins the championship is the team with most clean sheets, not the one that scores the most goals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We had the best defence in the Championship over 46 games. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It clashes with their precious World Snooker championships. The Sun (2009)He will use it to win the European Championship. The Sun (2014)All this against a club who had boasted the second-best defence in the Championship. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So his only moment in the sun comes while wearing a Britain vest at world and European championships. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I cannot wait to come back for the World Championships and try to get the world record. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The manner in which they mastered conditions bodes well for their hopes of retaining the Championship for the first time in the club's history. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'championship'
British English: championship /ˈtʃæmpɪənˌʃɪp/ NOUN
A championship is a competition to find the best player or team in a particular sport.
...the world chess championship.
- American English: championship
- Arabic: بُطُولَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: campeonato
- Chinese: 锦标赛
- Croatian: prvenstvo
- Czech: mistrovství
- Danish: mesterskab
- Dutch: kampioenschap
- European Spanish: campeonato
- Finnish: mestaruus
- French: championnat
- German: Meisterschaft
- Greek: πρωτάθλημα
- Italian: campionato
- Japanese: 選手権
- Korean: 선수권
- Norwegian: mesterskap
- Polish: mistrzostwo
- European Portuguese: campeonato
- Romanian: campionat
- Russian: чемпионат
- Spanish: campeonato
- Swedish: mästerskap
- Thai: ตำแหน่งชนะเลิศ
- Turkish: şampiyona
- Ukrainian: чемпіонат
- Vietnamese: cuộc thi giành chức vô địch
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