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noun [countable] league pronunciation in American English /liɡ/
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    a group of people or things that are similar in their quality, skills, or achievements
    be out of someone’s league (=too good/difficult/expensive etc. for someone): She’ll never go out with someone like you; she’s way out of your league.
    be in a league of your own (=be much better than the rest): She’s always been in a league of her own.
    not be in the same league as someone/something: He’s not bad, but he’s not in the same league as the others.
    be in a different league from someone/something (=be much better): If you ask me, Soderberg’s in a different league from most Hollywood directors.



a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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