Definitions for victoryˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk tri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vic•to•ryˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk tri(n.)(pl.)-ries.
a triumph over an enemy in battle or war.
a success or superior position achieved against any opponent, opposition, difficulty, etc.:
a moral victory.
Origin of victory:
1275–1325; victorie < L victōria=victōr-, s. of victorvictor+-ia -y3
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
victory(noun)ˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk tri
her first victory over her main rival; the joy of victory
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
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.
Translations for victory
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a) defeat of an enemy or rival
Our team has had two defeats and eight victories; At last they experienced the joy of victory.
- vitóriaPortuguese (BR)
- der SiegGerman
- zafer, galibiyetTurkish
- 勝利Chinese (Trad.)
- فتح، کاميابيUrdu
- chiến thắngVietnamese
- 胜利Chinese (Simp.)
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