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sem·i·fi·nal

 (sĕm′ē-fī′nəl, sĕm′ī-)
n.
1. A match, competition, or examination that precedes the final one.
2. One of the two competitions of the next to the last round in an elimination tournament.

sem′i·fi′nal adj.
sem′i·fi′nal·ist n.
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semifinal

(ˌsɛmɪˈfaɪnəl)
n
(General Sporting Terms)
a. the round before the final in a competition
b. (as modifier): the semifinal draw.
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sem•i•fi•nal

(ˌsɛm iˈfaɪn l, ˌsɛm aɪ-)
adj.
1. being the next to last round in an elimination tournament.
2. being the second most important bout in a boxing tournament.
n.
3. a semifinal round or bout.
[1880–85]
sem`i•fi′nal•ist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semifinal - one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
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
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Translations
semifinále
semifinale
semifinaalivälierä
polufinale
準決勝
준결승전
polfinale
semifinal
การแข่งขันกีฬารอบรองชนะเลิศ
trận bán kết

semifinal

[ˌsɛmɪˈfaɪnl] nsemifinale f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

semifinal

مُبَارَاةٌ نِصْفُ نِهَائِيَّة semifinále semifinale Halbfinale ημιτελικός semifinal semifinaali demi-finale polufinale semifinale 準決勝 준결승전 halve finale semifinale półfinał semi-final полуфинал semifinal การแข่งขันกีฬารอบรองชนะเลิศ yarı final trận bán kết 半决赛
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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