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  1. league
    IPA[lēɡ]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. join in a league or alliance:

      Oscar had leagued with other construction firms
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: league, plural noun: leagues

  4. Phrase

    • noun

      a former measure of distance by land, usually about three miles.
    • noun

      a collection of people, countries, or groups that combine for mutual protection or cooperation:

      an agreement or alliance.

    • verb

      join in a league or alliance:
    • noun

      a former measure of distance by land, usually about three miles.
    • noun

      a group of teams in a professional sport, especially baseball, competing for a championship at the highest level.

      a very successful or important group:

    • adjective

      of or relating to the highest-ranking league in a professional sport, especially baseball:

      very successful or important:

    • noun

      a league below the level of the major league in a particular professional sport, especially baseball:

      of lesser power or significance:

    • noun

      the highest-ranking league in a particular professional sport, especially baseball:

      the highest attainable level in any endeavor or activity:

    • noun

      a minor league of a professional sport, especially baseball:
    • adjective

      not of the highest quality or sophistication; second-rate.
    • an alliance of ancient Greek city states, dominated by Athens, that joined in 478–447 bc against the Persians. The league was disbanded on the defeat of Athens in the Peloponnesian War (404 bc), but again united under Athens' leadership against Spartan aggression in 377–338 bc.
    • the top division of professional soccer in England and Wales:
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