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1 defeat /dɪˈfiːt/ verb
defeats; defeated; defeating
1 defeat
/dɪˈfiːt/
verb
defeats; defeated; defeating
Learner's definition of DEFEAT
[+ object]
: to win a victory over (someone or something) in a war, contest, game, etc.
: to cause (someone or something) to fail
: to control or overcome (something)
see also defeated
2 defeat /dɪˈfiːt/ noun
plural defeats
2 defeat
/dɪˈfiːt/
noun
plural defeats
Learner's definition of DEFEAT
: failure to succeed or to win
[noncount]
[count]
usually singular
opposite victory
[count] : the act of winning a victory over someone or something

go down to defeat

: to fail or lose : to be defeated
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