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Cup Final

n
1. (Soccer) the Cup Final the annual final of the FA Cup soccer competition, played at Wembley, or the Scottish Cup, played at Hampden Park
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) (often not capitals) the final of any cup competition
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cup final - the final match of any cup competition (such as the annual final of the English soccer competition at Wembley)
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
final - the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
Translations
مبارة نِهائيّة لِنيْل الكأس
finále o pohár
pokalfinale
kupadöntõ
bikarúrslit, úrslitaleikur í bikarkeppni
finále pohára
kupa finali

cup final

n (Brit) (Ftbl) → finale f di coppa

cup

(kap) noun
1. a usually round hollow container to hold liquid for drinking, often with a handle. a teacup; a cup of tea.
2. an ornamental vessel, usually of silver or other metal, given as a prize in sports events etc. They won the Football League Cup.
verbpast tense, past participle cupped
1. to form (one's hands) into the shape of a cup. He cupped his hands round his mouth and called.
2. to hold (something) in one's cupped hands. He cupped the egg in his hands.
ˈcupful noun
three cupfuls of water.
cupboard (ˈkabəd) noun
(American ˈcloset) a cabinet of any size up to that of a small room for storing anything. Put the food in the cupboard; a broom cupboard.
cup final
the final match in a football competition in which the prize is a cup.
ˈcup-tie noun
one of a series of games in a football competition in which the prize is a cup.
one's cup of tea
the sort of thing one likes or prefers. Classical music is not my cup of tea.
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