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Winners of games and competitions

winner

noun

someone who wins a race, competition, or prize

champion

noun

someone who has won an important competition, especially in sport

laureate

noun

someone who has won a prize for their achievements, especially a Nobel Prize

record-holder

noun

someone who has done something faster, longer, better etc than anyone else

dark horse

noun

someone who wins a race, competition, election etc that no one expected them to win

medalist

the American spelling of medallist

victor

noun

the winner of a competition or battle

champ

noun

a champion1 1

medallist

noun

someone who has won a medal in a competition

gold medallist

noun

someone who wins a gold medal

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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