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United were victorious according to report (3)


I believe the answer is:


'united' is the definition.
(as in a phrase like 'we are one')

'were victorious according to report' is the wordplay.
'were victorious' becomes 'won' (to win is to be victorious).
'according to report' shows a homophone (sound like).
'won' sounds like 'ONE'.

(Other definitions for one that I've seen before include "Sole; identical" , "Lowest cardinal number" , "This is singular" , "Unit" , "Half of two" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times and The Telegraph.
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