Definition of victor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈvɪktə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪktər//
(literary) Conflict
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the winner of a battle, competition, game, etc. See related entries: Conflict Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French victo(u)r or Latin victor, from vincere ‘conquer’.Extra examples China is looking a likely victor at these championships. The French pair fought back to finish two sets to one victors over the Williams sisters. The team emerged as clear victors in the competition. The team emerged as worthy victors. the victor in the contest Since history is usually written by the victors, there is usually an untold story.
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