Defeat

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Definition

to defeat (a team): to beat, to win against, to conquer, to be victorious over (a team)
verb

a defeat: a loss, a failure, a beating
noun

Examples

  • "At the Dubai Pro-Am tournament, a major surprise as an amateur golfer named Terrance Cashman shocked the world by shooting three under par and defeating over fifty professionals taking part in the tournament."
  • "Defeat a super villain."
  • "Philip : Oh great, not only will we be humiliated, but we'll have the press covering every defeat."
  • "In Japan, the Yomiuri Giants defeated the Hanshin Tigers to qualify for the playoffs."
  • "However the Togolese did receive some good news today as their football team defeated the heavily favored Irish side 2 goals to nil."

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