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English definition of “endgame”

endgame

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈend.ɡeɪm/
specialized games the last stage in a game of chess when only a few of the pieces are left on the boardChess the last stage of a process, especially one involving discussion: A diplomatic endgame is under way to find a peaceful solution.Ends and endings
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