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league

1. noun SPOR group of teams etc; competition2. noun performance classification 3. noun set of similar people or things4. noun POL, HIST alliance5. noun MEAS former unit of distance6. verb ally or be allied
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1 noun SPOR group of teams etc; competitionsraith fem2  c m usraithchomórtas masc1  c m uGalway won the football league bhuaigh Gaillimh craobh na peilethey top the hurling league every year bíonn siad ar bharr na sraithe iomána gach bliainthe team finished bottom of the league chríochnaigh an fhoireann ag bun na sraithehe made his league debut yesterday d'imir sé a chéad chluiche craoibhe inné 2 noun performance classification tábla masc4  c m uthey're in the top league of companies tá siad ar bharr thábla na gcomhlachtaí the school is bottom of the education league tá an scoil ag bun thábla an oideachaisperformance league sraith feidhmíochta
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3 noun set of similar people or things to be in the same league as sth bheith chomh maith le rud, bheith ar comhchéim le rudhe's not in the same league as yourself níl sé chomh maith leatsa, níl sé ar dhóigh ar bith inchurtha leatsa she's in a league of her own níl a sárú le fáil the car is in a different league from previous models is mór idir an carr seo agus na leaganacha a bhí ar fáil roimhe seo he's out of her league níl seans aici air 4 noun POL, HIST allianceconradh masc3  c m uléig fem2  c m ua powerful trading league bloc cumhachtach trádála 5 noun MEAS former unit of distanceléig fem2  c m u 6 verb ally or be allied
TRANSITIVEtéigh i gcomhcheilg lecomhcheilg a dhéanamh lethey leagued themselves together against the king chuaigh siad i gcomhcheilg le chéile in éadan an rí
INTRANSITIVEbheith i gcomhcheilgcomhcheilg a dhéanamhhe leagued with the enemy bhí sé i gcomhcheilg leis an namhaid
phrases

to be in league with sb

bheith i bpáirt le duinebheith i mbun comhcheilge le duine

to be leagues ahead

(BRITAIN) bheith i bhfad níos fearrbheith i bhfad chun cinnit's leagues ahead of other DVD players tá sé i bhfad níos fearr ná seinnteoirí DVD eile

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