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run-off

[ˈrʌnɒf]
A. N
1. (Sport) → carrera f de desempate (Pol) → desempate m, segunda vuelta f
2. (Agr) → escorrentía f
B. CPD run-off water Naguas fpl de escorrentía

run-off

[ˈrʌnˌɒf] n (in contest, election) → ballottaggio finale; (extra race) → spareggio
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Egyptian expatriates started to cast their votes Monday in the run-offs of the second phase of the parliamentary elections.
According to the latest exit polls, run-offs for the mayors of the cities of Plovdiv, Shumen and Vidin are likely to take place as no candidate garnered more than 50 % of the votes at the first round of the local elections, which took place in Bulgaria on Sunday.
Second, run-offs between a limited number of candidates is doubtlessly an established procedure of political democracy.
This year's run-offs in Atlanta include the mayor's race, which should encourage a larger turnout.
Run-offs are needed in constituencies where no candidate received the minimum 25% of votes in February.