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end·game

also end game  (ĕnd′gām′)
n.
1. Games The final stage of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board.
2. The final stage of an extended process or course of events: the diplomatic endgame that led to the treaty.

end′ game`

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n.
the final stage of a game of chess, usu. following the exchange of queens and the serious reduction of forces.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.end game - the final stages of an extended process of negotiation; "the diplomatic endgame"
final stage, end, last - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
2.end game - the final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board
final stage, end, last - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
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