champion collocations and examples

 UK /ˈtʃæmpiən/

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the winner of an important competition


Adjectives frequently used with champion
at present: current, defending, reigning, undefeatedTheir only win was a 2–1 win over reigning champions Chelsea.in the past: formerThe course was designed by former golf champion, David Jones.for a particular area or competition: national, Olympic, regional, world, European etcScotland’s rowing world champion starts her campaign for Olympic gold tomorrow.accepted by everyone: undisputedFloyd Patterson was the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.
Verbs frequently used with champion
be, become, be crownedThe Egyptian youngster swept aside the competition to be crowned champion.
 
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