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English definition of “cliffhanger”

cliffhanger

noun [C]    /ˈklɪfˌhæŋ·ər/
a story or situation , often dangerous or of great importance , where two opposite results are possible and you do not know what the result will be until the last moment : The polls are too close to call , and it looks like this election is going to be a real cliffhanger.
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