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victory

vic·to·ry

victory

 
pronunciation:
vIk t ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: victories
definition 1: success in a struggle against an enemy, opponent, or obstacle.
One more victory and she'll be eligible for the finals.Learning to walk again was a tremendous victory for him.The candidate's supporters celebrated her victory.
synonyms:
success, triumph
antonyms:
defeat, failure
similar words:
checkmate, excelling, laurels, mastery, walkaway, win, winning
definition 2: the final, decisive defeat of an enemy in a battle, war, or contest.
At that point in the war, victory over the enemy seemed impossible.
synonyms:
conquest, triumph
antonyms:
defeat
similar words:
defeat, domination, mastery, winning
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Word Parts
The word victory contains the following part:
vinc, vict, vanq Latin root that means conquer