Definition of 'victory'
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It considers that a lasting peace will be possible only after a decisive victory over the military power of the enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a defeat - but a moral victory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The lesson of Iraq's recent history is that military victories are only the beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But you have to understand, the Israelis just won a huge military victory. Smithsonian Mag (2017)And, yes, there is a reasonable chance of military victory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The onlookers expected to see a swift Union victory, and return to the capital in time for dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their fifth successive victory in all competitions was an unspectacular affair. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are trying to turn a big defeat into a moral victory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We who watch seek not victory but the struggle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Within minutes of his victory the party was in disarray. The Sun (2015)Stoke did what they do best and battled for victory. The Sun (2011)This is not a land where outright military victory comes easily or swiftly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was one victory for opponents of first past the post. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The ambassador refused to claim a moral victory. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This feels like a victory party for laptop rock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The relatively easy military victory made some people ashamed that their country was crushing a weaker neighbor. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)We have a victory to complete. Man of Honour (2007)Apart from the narrow victory in the battle of the bottom teams there have been a pair of extremely striking recent efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was his last victory and last complete race in an IndyCar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What was more, the county gained their first victory in the competition this season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)While today is an historic victory, our struggles have just begun. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet a crisis of leadership is hanging over the body responsible for transforming the victory into lasting success, it has emerged. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His victory sealed the success of those Games and justified the revival of the Olympics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now he has targeted Grand Final victory. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'victory'
British English: victory /ˈvɪktərɪ/ NOUN
A victory is a success in a war or a competition.
The New Democracy party claimed victory.
- American English: victory
- Arabic: نَصْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: vitória
- Chinese: 胜利
- Croatian: pobjeda
- Czech: vítězství
- Danish: sejr
- Dutch: overwinning
- European Spanish: victoria
- Finnish: voitto
- French: victoire
- German: Sieg
- Greek: νίκη
- Italian: vittoria
- Japanese: 勝利
- Korean: 승리
- Norwegian: seier
- Polish: zwycięstwo
- European Portuguese: vitória
- Romanian: victorie
- Russian: победа
- Spanish: victoria
- Swedish: seger
- Thai: ชัยชนะในการสงคราม
- Turkish: zafer
- Ukrainian: перемога
- Vietnamese: chiến thắng
Definition of victory from the Collins English Dictionary
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