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noun victory pronunciation in British English /ˈvɪkt(ə)ri/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the fact of winning a competition or battle, or an occasion when someone wins
    The team worked hard to achieve their championship victory.
    cruise to victory (=win easily): Scotland cruised to victory in the second half of the match.
    victory for: a decisive election victory for the Labour Party
    victory over: Spain’s 3–2 victory over Russia in last night’s game
  2. 2
    [countable] a situation in which someones principles or goals become officially accepted
    victory for: The judge’s ruling has been hailed as a victory for freedom of speech.

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