Meaning of TOURNAMENT in English

TOURNAMENT

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ basketball , chess , golf , poker , tennis , etc.

▪ qualifying , ranking , World Cup

▪ European , international , local , national , regional , world

▪ major

▪ one-day (in cricket)

▪ knockout , round-robin (both esp. BrE )

▪ doubles , five-a-side, seven-a-side , etc. (in football/soccer) , sevens (in rugby) , singles

▪ indoor

▪ club , open

▪ amateur , professional

▪ pre-season ( esp. BrE )

VERB + TOURNAMENT

▪ enter , play , play in , take part in ( esp. BrE )

The ~ was played under floodlights.

Several top teams have agreed to play (in) the ~.

▪ win

▪ hold , host , organize

TOURNAMENT + VERB

▪ take place

TOURNAMENT + NOUN

▪ victory , win

her first ~ win of the season

▪ leader , winner

▪ final , game

▪ director , organizer , sponsor

▪ referee ( esp. BrE )

▪ player , professional ( esp. BrE )

the ~ professional at the local golf club

▪ golf

She retired from ~ golf last year.

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

the strongest player in the ~

▪ out of a/the ~

The loser will be out of the ~.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .