Definition of victorious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//vɪkˈtɔːriəs//
; NAmE NAmE//vɪkˈtɔːriəs//
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having won a victory; that ends in victory synonym successful, triumphant the victorious army/team victorious in something He emerged victorious in the elections. Word Originlate Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French victorious, from Latin victoriosus, from victoria, from vincere ‘conquer’.Extra examples Against all the odds, Frederick was ultimately victorious. Osborne emerged victorious after the second round of voting. The Reds were victorious over the Whites. The socialists were victorious in the election. Canada was victorious over Australia at the start of the World Championships. He emerged victorious in the election. He had taken part in the victorious campaigns of the Franco-Prussian war. He made a victorious return to the sport on Sunday. The victorious army entered the city.
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