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noun championship pronunciation in British English /ˈtʃæmpiənʃɪp/ 
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pluralchampionships
  1. 1
    [countable] a competition to find the best player or team in a sport or game

    the World Chess Championships

    1. a.
      [singular] the position of being a champion

      Two more points and the championship will be his!

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the support someone gives to a set of beliefs, political aims, or a group of people
    championship of:

    their championship of the homeless

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