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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvarsityvar‧si‧ty /ˈvɑːsəti $ ˈvɑːr-/ noun (plural varsities) [countable, uncountable]  1 American EnglishDS the main team that represents a university, college, or school in a sport the varsity football team2 British English old-fashionedSEC a university, especially Oxford or Cambridge
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varsityShe finds her answer on the bulletin board where the job as varsity basketball coach is posted.We had cheerleaders for varsity football and boys basketball and even junior varsity cheerleaders for both teams.Eddie also presented Margarett with an oar pin: he rowed seven on the Harvard varsity crew.The student was beaten outside the cafeteria while using the phone after a junior varsity football practice.At the time, Iacenda was 14 years old and in the ninth grade, playing on the junior varsity team.In our sophomore year, for example, Fanshawe was the only member of our class to make the varsity baseball team.Thompson had six football cheerleaders this year and three varsity basketball cheerleaders.