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showdown

noun [C]  /ˈʃoʊˌdɑʊn/ us  
an event, such as a meeting or fight, that ends a disagreement or decides who will win: a military showdown Sunday’s showdown will decide whether Mexico or Italy is the world soccer champion.
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