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sportsmanship

[spawrts-muh n-ship, spohrts-] /ˈspɔrts mənˌʃɪp, ˈspoʊrts-/
noun
1.
the character, practice, or skill of a sportsman.
2.
sportsmanlike conduct, as fairness, courtesy, being a cheerful loser, etc.
Origin of sportsmanship
1735-1745
1735-45; sportsman + -ship
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n.

"conduct worthy of a sportsman," 1745, from sportsman + -ship.

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