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01. My son's hockey team came in second in the [tournament] last weekend.
02. Our company holds a just-for-fun tennis [tournament] every summer.
03. Tiger Williams has won practically every major golf [tournament] he has entered this year.
04. The winner of this school [tournament] will be entered in the city finals next month.
05. The [tournament] is divided into categories depending on the age and sex of the participant.
06. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the [tournament] on Friday after the last game.
07. Over 40 world-class golfers are competing for the [tournament] prize of $500,000.
08. Crowds of up to 15,000 are common for major badminton [tournaments] in Malaysia.
09. The most important thing for my son when we go to a hockey [tournament] out of town is whether or not the hotel we stay at has a swimming pool.
10. The U.S. Open is one of the most important golfing [tournaments] in the world and is open to both amateur and professional players.
11. Takanohana dominated the Japanese sumo wrestling scene in the mid 1990s, winning four of six annual [tournaments] and finishing second in a fifth.
12. Alex came in third in his very first chess [tournament] over the weekend.
13. The biggest poker [tournament] in the world is held in Las Vegas, and has a grand prize of over a million dollars.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Tournament — Tour na*ment, n. [OE. turnement, tornement, OF. torneiement, tornoiement, F. tournoiement a turning or wheeling round. See {Tourney}.] 1. A mock fight, or warlike game, formerly in great favor, in which a number of combatants were engaged, as an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tournament — index contest (competition) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tournament — c.1300, medieval martial arts contest, from O.Fr. torneiement contest between groups of knights on horseback (mid 12c.), from torneier to joust, tilt (see TOURNEY (Cf. tourney)). Modern use, in ref. to games of skill, is recorded from 1761 …   Etymology dictionary

  • tournament — [n] sporting competition clash, contest, duel, event, fight, games, joust, match, meet, meeting, series, sport, test, tilt, tourney; concept 363 …   New thesaurus

  • tournament — ► NOUN 1) a series of contests between a number of competitors, competing for an overall prize. 2) a medieval sporting event in which knights jousted with blunted weapons for a prize. ORIGIN Old French torneiement; related to TOURNEY(Cf.… …   English terms dictionary

  • tournament — [toor′nə mənt, tʉr′nə mənt] n. [ME tournement < OFr torneiement < torneier: see TOURNEY] 1. in the Middle Ages, a) a contest or exercise in which two parties of mounted knights in the field together tried to unseat each other as with… …   English World dictionary

  • Tournament — For other uses, see Tournament (disambiguation). A tournament is a competition involving a relatively large number of competitors, all participating in a sport or game. More specifically, the term may be used in either of two overlapping senses:… …   Wikipedia

  • tournament — /toor neuh meuhnt, terr /, n. 1. a trial of skill in some game, in which competitors play a series of contests: a chess tournament. 2. a meeting for contests in a variety of sports, as between teams of different nations. 3. Hist. a. a contest or… …   Universalium

  • tournament — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ basketball, chess, golf, poker, tennis, etc. ▪ qualifying, ranking, World Cup ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Tournament — The broad term describing a whole range of martial activities from the hastilude, pas d’armes, round table, pageant, emprise, and a host of others. The tournament began as a training for war, and was gradually more regulated and specialized.… …   Medieval glossary