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play·offalso play-off (plā′ôf′, -ŏf′)
1. A final game or series of games played to break a tie.
2. A series of games played to determine a championship.
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an extra period that is played to decide the winner of a gamea game that is played to decide the winner of a competition
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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.
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play-off[ˈpleɪɒf] N (Sport) → (partido m de) desempate m; [of top teams in league] → liguilla f
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