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Definition of one-upmanship noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

one-upmanship

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//wʌn ˈʌpmənʃɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʌn ˈʌpmənʃɪp//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the skill of getting an advantage over other people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: one-upmanship