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sportsman +‎ -ship

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sportsmanship (usually uncountable, plural sportsmanships)

  1. The good attitude/behaviour displayed by players of a game; fairness, determination, magnanimity, courtesy towards opponents, and winning or losing gracefully.
  2. The behaviour exhibited in playing sports, either good or bad.

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