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  • n. Plural form of victor.

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Examples

  • Although it is unsettling to admit, the Nazis might be called victors, since they largely achieved their goal of a Judenrein Europe.

    Bloodlust

  • But that the democracies shall emerge as victors is of the most vital importance to you and to me; and to our children and their descendants.

    Do We Face Ideological Conquest

  • Whatever the occasion of public display, though Statesmen of unrivaled power, and mighty victors from the field of strife, and orators of matchless eloquence thronged around him,

    The Martyr to Liberty

  • International law as currently applied is often described as victors 'justice: the only people who get prosecuted are those who lose the wars they fight with powerful states.

    The Guardian World News

  • Members of different clubs, or distinct groups, you have left your customary and private cares behind to gather here with but a single desire, a single hope, a single aim: to see that Canada be spared the horrors of war, that we prepare ourselves to stand up to all the dangers that are threatening us and that in the end, Right and justice, of which the British nations have made themselves the champions, emerge as victors from the most terrible of all world conflicts.

    Quebec and Pan-Canadian Unity

  • In the recent election in Egypt which overthrew Mubarak, a longtime friend of the U.S., it is reported in the media that the victors were a coalition of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian Army.

    Ed Koch: Where Do We Start and When Do We Stop?

  • We can't expect saints, because the victors are always human beings.

    USATODAY.com - Landis' drug test puts another hero in doubt

  • The Mormon church called the victors "the principal ancestors of the American Indians."

    Boing Boing: February 12, 2006 - February 18, 2006 Archives

  • The victors were the military-industrial complex and our massive standing armies.

    Iowa

  • A Christian scribe in a Latin chronicle written in 754 calls the victors at Poitiers Europenses: it is the first recorded use of a Latin word for the people of Europe.

    How Muslims Made Europe

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