a successful ending of a struggle or contest
"a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
The state of having won a competition or battle.
To achieve a victory
the defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph; -- the opposite of defeat
Origin: [OE. victorie, OF. victorie, victoire, F. victoire, L. victoria. See Victor.]
Victory is the fourteenth album by The Jacksons, released on July 2, 1984 on Epic Records. It was the first and only album to include all six Jackson brothers together as an official group; also, it was the last album entirely recorded with lead singer Michael Jackson. The album sold over seven million copies worldwide, opening at number four on the US Billboard 200, selling 185,000 copies in first week sales. On October 30, 1984, the album was certified 2× Platinum by RIAA for the sales of over 2 million copies in the United States. Victory was supported by the Victory Tour, with lead singer Michael Jackson, who had recently released the world's all-time best-selling album, Thriller, prominently featured. Shortly after the tour ended, Michael and Marlon Jackson quit the group. Jermaine, Tito, Randy and Jackie Jackson continued on as the Jacksons, and releasing one more album, 1989's 2300 Jackson Street before splitting up.
The Roycroft Dictionary
A matter of staying-power.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1804
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4158
Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Nouns Frequency: #748
The numerical value of victory in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of victory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is the victory of law over power, the victory of law over the arbitrary.
[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.
To kill your enemy is not a victory; but to make your enemy your friend that is a victory!
I'm confident that the victory we will get is a great victory. I will implement the rule of law, democracy and make a peaceful country by chasing away family rule and corrupt rule.
This will be a much-celebrated victory after a year and a half of bad headlines, the question is, will a lone victory be enough or will Chris Christie be able to parlay this into something bigger.
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Translations for victory
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- انتصار, نصر, فوزArabic
- غلبه, zəfər, зәфәр, ظفر, гәләбә, qalibiyyət, галибијјәт, qələbəAzerbaijani
- victòriaCatalan, Valencian
- ظفر, پیروزیPersian
- ज़फ़र, विजयHindi
- diadal, győzelemHungarian
- 勝ち, 勝利Japanese
- 승리, 勝利Korean
- zege, overwinningDutch
- sigerNorwegian Nynorsk
- pȍbjeda, по̏беда, по̏бједа, pȍbedaSerbo-Croatian
- yengi, galibiyet, muzafferiyet, galebe, utku, zaferTurkish
- thắng lợiVietnamese
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