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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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