World championship

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Definition

the (world) championship (of swimming): the (world) competition, tournament (of swimming)
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Examples

  • "The championships started three days ago, and I'm watching the hot, and I mean hot, girls from Brazil playing the Germans in the second semi-final."
  • "Moira : Is this some sort of a tournament or a championship match, Enriqué?"
  • "I once got up at four o'clock in the morning to watch a hot dog eating championship in Kyoto."
  • "The sun has just risen and I'm here on Ipanema Beach to report on the lovely girls from Ipanema, who are competing in the women's beach volleyball world championship."

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