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champion

cham·pi·on

champion

 
 
pronunciation:
chaem pi n
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or animal that has taken first place in a contest or game; winner.
synonyms:
victor, winner
similar words:
conqueror, hero
definition 2: someone who speaks or acts in favor of a person or cause.
He was a champion of the poor.
synonyms:
advocate, supporter, upholder
similar words:
defender, patron, sponsor
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: championed, championing, champions
definition: to fight for or defend; act in favor of.
The senator championed higher pay for teachers.
synonyms:
advocate, back, fight for, uphold
antonyms:
combat, oppose
similar words:
campaign for, defend, support
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