champion ( champions plural & 3rd person present) ( championing present participle) ( championed past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A champion is someone who has won the first prize in a competition, contest, or fight.
usu with supp
...a former Olympic champion..., Kasparov became world champion., ...a champion boxer and skier.
2 n-count If you are a championof a person, a cause, or a principle, you support or defend them.
with supp, usu N of n
He was once known as a champion of social reform.
3 verb If you champion a person, a cause, or a principle, you support or defend them.
He passionately championed the poor... V n
The amendments had been championed by pro-democracy activists. V n
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
n backer, challenger, conqueror, defender, guardian, hero, nonpareil, patron, protector, title holder, upholder, victor, vindicator, warrior, winner
vb advocate, back, commend, defend, encourage, espouse, fight for, promote, stick up for (informal) support, uphold
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