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tournament noun

ADJ. chess, golf, tennis, etc. | qualifying, ranking, World Cup | European, international, national, world | major | one-day | knockout, round-robin | doubles, five-a-side, seven-a-side, etc., sevens, singles | indoor | club, open, professional | pre-season

VERB + TOURNAMENT enter, play (in), take part in The tournament was played under floodlights. Several top teams have agreed to play in the tournament. | win | hold, organize

TOURNAMENT + VERB take place

TOURNAMENT + NOUN victory, win her first tournament win of the season | leader, winner | director, organizer, sponsor | referee | player, professional the tournament professional at the local golf club | golf She retired from tournament golf last year.

PREP. in a/the ~ the strongest player in the tournament | out of a/the ~ The loser will be out of the tournament.