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play·off

also play-off  (plā′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n. Sports
1. A final game or series of games played to break a tie.
2. A series of games played to determine a championship.

play-off

n
an extra period that is played to decide the winner of a gamea game that is played to decide the winner of a competition

play′-off`



n. Sports.
1. an extra game, round, inning, etc., played to settle a tie.
2. a series of games or matches, as between the leading teams of two leagues, played to decide a championship.
Translations

play-off

[ˈpleɪɒf] N (Sport) → (partido m de) desempate m; [of top teams in league] → liguilla f

play-off

[ˈpleɪˌɒf] n (Sport) → (partita di) spareggio, bella
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Group A of the AFC Champions League 2018 includes UAE's Al Jazira, Al Ahli Saudi FC, Iran's Tractorsazi Tabriz and the winner of the play-off between Qatar's Al Gharafa and Uzbek Pakhtakor.
Tomorrow, play-off quarter-final 1st leg: Morton v Dundee Utd.
Tues May 9, play-off quarter-final, 1st leg: Morton v Dundee United Friday May 12, 2nd leg: Dundee United v Morton.
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The games take place on the weekend of April 2/3, with Dublin, Wexford, Clare and Kilkenny all enjoying home advantage while Galway have won the toss to host Cork in the Division 1A relegation play-off.
The losing sides of the two play-off matches will then play the fourth-placed sides from each of the two groups in cross-over matches with the winners completing the 16-team line-up for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016.
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PRESTON NORTH END Position: 3rd Star man: Joe Garner Play-off history: Could it be 10th time lucky for Preston, who have a wretched play-off record?
One thing Karanka won't be moaning about is the fact that Boro, who will finish third if they beat Brighton at the Riverside today, have to endure a play-off semi-final against a team finishing three places below in sixth.
KEVIN WILKIN has not ruled Wrexham out as potential play-off contenders, but insists they cannot afford any slip-ups between now and the end of the season.
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And today he'll be looking to do something similar to Burton in the first leg of the club's League Two play-off semi-final away at the Pirelli Stadium.