semifinalist


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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.

semifinalist

(ˌsɛmɪˈfaɪnəlɪst)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a player or team taking part in a semifinal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semifinalist - one of four competitors remaining in a tournament by elimination
challenger, competitor, contender, rival, competition - the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
Translations

semifinalist

[ˌsɛmɪˈfaɪnəlɪst] nsemifinalista m/f
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