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Extra play added to determine the winner of a tied game, often with the victory awarded to the first to score.
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1. (General Sporting Terms) (in sports, etc) an extra game or contest to decide the winner of a tied competition
2. an unexpected or quick death
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an overtime period in which a tied contest is won and play is stopped immediately after one of the contestants scores, as in football, or goes ahead, as in golf.
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|Noun||1.||sudden death - (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf|
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