Pronunciation: (vär'si-tē), [key]
—n., pl. -ties,
1. any first-string team, esp. in sports, that represents a school, college, university, or the like: He is on the varsity in tennis and in debating.
2. Chiefly Brit. Informal.university.
of or pertaining to a university or school team, activity, or competition: a varsity debater.
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