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Definition of "victory" []

  • Defeat of an enemy or opponent. (noun)
  • Success in a struggle against difficulties or an obstacle. (noun)
  • The state of having triumphed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "victory" in a sentence
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  • ""Yes," he murmured, "thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory -- _the victory_ -- victory!""