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tour·na·ment

tournament

 
 
pronunciation:
tuhr n mnt [or] tur n mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a contest of skill including a series of games where those who lose one game may no longer take part.
Tammy won the tennis tournament after winning five matches.
similar words:
match
definition 2: a contest in medieval times between knights on horseback carrying lances. Each rider would try to knock the other off his horse as they rode toward each other.