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Related to matchup: Meetup
The pairing of two people or things, as for athletic competition or for comparison.
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(General Sporting Terms) US and Canadian a sports match
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|Noun||1.||matchup - the pairing of people or things as for comparison or competition; "it was a good match-up but the home team won"; "we need a matchup of the best teachers with the neediest schools"|
pairing - the act of grouping things or people in pairs
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