an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
league Idiom, Proverb
big league An area of tough competition and high rewards; the largest or foremost of its kind. For example, Winning an Oscar put this unknown actress in the big league. The term alludes to the major (big) leagues of American baseball. [Late 1800s] Also see big time, def. 2.
Idiom(s): in league (with sb)
in cooperation with someone; in a conspiracy with someone. • The mayor is in league with the city treasurer. They are misusing public money. • Those two have been in league for years.
in league with
in secret agreement or partnership with someone The union has been in league with management in trying to build the new factory.
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in the same league
in the same league On the same level of skill, in the same class, as in As a woodworker, Bill wishes he were in the same league as Carl, who is a master carpenter. This metaphoric expression alludes to the leagues of baseball clubs, categorized as major or minor. It is often put negatively as not in the same league, as in This restaurant is not in the same league as the French café across the street. [Early 1900s]
Since 1954 the Ivy League has been the following universities Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Yale, Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Harvard.
n. A small group of the older and more famous eastern U.S. colleges and universities. Several Ivy League teams play each other regularly each year.Harvard, Yale, and Princeton were the original Ivy League.