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Of or relating to one of four competitions in a tournament, whose winners go on to play in semifinal competitions.
1. quarterfinals A quarterfinal round.
2. A quarterfinal match.

quar′ter·fi′nal·ist n.


(General Sporting Terms) the round before the semifinal in a competition


(ˌkwɔr tərˈfaɪn l)

1. of or pertaining to the contest or round preceding the semifinal one in a tournament.
2. a quarterfinal contest or round.
quar`ter•fi′nal•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarterfinal - one of the four competitions in an elimination tournament whose winners go on to play in the semifinals
elimination tournament - a tournament in which losers are eliminated in successive rounds
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete


[ˈkwɔːtəˌfaɪnl] nquarti mpl di finale
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