a person who holds a title.
Sports. a person who holds a championship; present champion.
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How to use titleholder in a sentence
Frontier more than doubled the speed of the last titleholder, Japan’s Fugaku supercomputer, and is the first to officially clock speeds over a quintillion calculations a second—a milestone computing has pursued for 14 years.Wickedly Fast Frontier Supercomputer Officially Ushers in the Next Era of Computing | Jason Dorrier | May 30, 2022 | Singularity Hub
By the 20th move, Nepomniachtchi had developed a pleasant position and opened up nearly an hour advantage over the titleholder.
All four participants are current titleholders, a setup that, in the absence of a FIFA Club World Cup for women, creates an unofficial global championship.Olympique Lyonnais, Barcelona to join NWSL teams in summer tournament | Steven Goff | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for titleholder
a person who holds a title, esp a sporting championship
- titleholding, adjective
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