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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.

endgame

(ˈɛndˌɡeɪm)
n
1. (Chess & Draughts) Also called: ending the closing stage of a game of chess, in which only a few pieces are left on the board
2. (Games, other than specified) the closing stage of any of certain other games
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endgame - 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.endgame - 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"
Translations
koncovka

endgame

end game, end-game [ˈɛndgeɪm] n
(CHESS)fin f de partie
(fig)fin f de partie

endgame

nEndspiel nt
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