English translation of 'champion'
Word forms: champion, championne
1. (Sport) champion
l’équipe championne du monde world championship-winning team
2. (figurative) champion
être champion to be the champion
Pour les desserts, il n’y a pas à dire, tu es championne ! When it comes to desserts, there’s no doubt about it - you’re the champion!
masculine noun/feminine noun
1. (= tenant du titre) champion
2. (figurative) champion
C’est le champion de la tarte tatin. He’s a champion tarte tatin maker.
Vous êtes vraiment des champions de la gaffe ! You could really win prizes for tactlessness!
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Example Sentences Including 'champion'
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A son bord, Marcel Cerdan qui partait pour l'Amérique reconquérir contre Jack la Motta son titre de champion du monde.Marie Claire
Il deviendra par la suite champion d'Europe de char à voile.Carnets d'aventures, Spécial, 2/1989
Il est devenu le champion - plutôt intransigeant - de la droite et seulement d'elle.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Préparé comme un champion, Socrate était taillé pour la course et nous accompagnait fidèlement depuis près de deux ans.Carnets d'aventures, Spécial, 2/1989
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'champion' in Other Languages
British English: champion /ˈtʃæmpɪən/ NOUN
A champion is someone who has won the first prize in a competition.
...a former Olympic champion.
- American English: champion
- Arabic: بَطَل competition
- Brazilian Portuguese: campeão
- Chinese: 冠军
- Croatian: šampion
- Czech: mistr
- Danish: mester
- Dutch: kampioen
- European Spanish: campeón
- Finnish: mestari
- French: champion
- German: Sieger
- Greek: πρωταθλητής
- Italian: campione
- Japanese: 優勝者
- Korean: 챔피언
- Norwegian: mester
- Polish: mistrz
- European Portuguese: campeão
- Romanian: campion
- Russian: чемпион
- Spanish: campeón
- Swedish: mästare
- Thai: ผู้ชนะเลิศ
- Turkish: şampiyon
- Ukrainian: чемпіон
- Vietnamese: nhà vô địch
British English: exponent NOUN
An exponent of an idea, theory, or plan is a person who supports and explains it, and who tries to persuade other people that it is a good idea.
...the world's foremost exponent of two-wheeled deiving in cars.
British English: protagonist NOUN
Someone who is a protagonist of an idea or movement is a supporter of it.
...the main protagonists of their countries' integration into the world market.
Translation of champion from the Collins French to English
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