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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Oakdale did win the championship, without the loss of a single game.

He did not know how grateful she was for his championship of his friend.

Funny the Detroits didn't win the championship this year, isn't it?

Celia had dwelt with pride on her father's championship of their cause.

But if you can speak eleven you will get the championship over me.

It is questionable whether that championship was not misdirected.

In the battle of life are we all going to try for the honors of championship?

To me Mannering's championship was an aggravation which I could not bear.

The "Gazette" seems to have gone too far in its championship of China, and has got into trouble.

The championship is at Newcastle this year, and I think I've a grand chance.

WORD ORIGIN

1812, "position of a champion," from champion (n.) + -ship. Meaning "competition to determine a champion" is recorded from 1893.

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