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esports

or e-sports

[ ee-spawrts ]
/ ˈiˌspɔrts /
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noun

(usually used with a plural verb) competitive tournaments of video games, especially among professional gamers.
e·sport, (used with a singular verb) a video game suited to or popular in this kind of tournament.

adjective Sometimes e·sport .

of or relating to esports: an esports event;esports gambling.

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Origin of esports

First recorded in 1995–2000; e-2 (electronic) + sports
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