See premier.

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the top 20 teams in English and Welsh football, run by the Football Association. There are three divisions below it, run by the Football League. The Premiership, which was formerly Division 1, took the name in 1993.

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  • Premiership — (the state of being the Premier(s)) may refer to:* The post of Prime Minister or Premier, who is the head of government in many parliamentary systems * The Rugby Football League Premiership, a title that was available to English rugby league… …   Wikipedia

  • Premiership — Pre mi*er*ship, n. The office of the premier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • premiership — [[t]pre̱miə(r)ʃɪp, AM prɪmɪ̱r [/t]] N SING The premiership of a leader of a government is the period of time during which they are the leader. ...the final years of Margaret Thatcher s premiership... So far, his premiership has been dominated by… …   English dictionary

  • premiership — /ˈprɛmiəʃɪp/ (say premeeuhship) noun 1. the office of premier of a state. 2. a sporting competition, especially football: to play in the premiership; to win the premiership. 3. victory in such a sporting competition: we re playing for the… …  

  • Premiership — Championnat d Angleterre de football The F.A. Premier League Création 1888 1992 (First Division) depuis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • premiership — noun Premiership is used before these nouns: ↑footballer …   Collocations dictionary

  • premiership — noun 1》 the office or position of a Prime Minister or other head of government. 2》 (the Premiership) the top division of professional soccer in England …   English new terms dictionary

  • premiership — UK [ˈpremɪə(r)ʃɪp] / US [prəˈmɪrˌʃɪp] noun [uncountable] the position of being Prime Minister, or the period of time that someone is Prime Minister the first three months of his premiership …   English dictionary

  • premiership — premier ► ADJECTIVE ▪ first in importance, order, or position. ► NOUN ▪ a Prime Minister or other head of government. DERIVATIVES premiership noun. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin primarius principal …   English terms dictionary

  • Premiership-Football League gulf — In English football, the Premiership Football League gulf is a term used to describe the increase in the financial differences between clubs from the Premier League and The Football League since the First Division clubs broke away to form the… …   Wikipedia

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