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English definition of “cup tie”

cup tie

noun [C] uk   UK us  
a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in footballParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of cup tie from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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