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English definition of “tie”

tie

noun [C] (EQUAL FINISH)    /taɪ/
C2 a situation in which two or more people finish at the same time or score the same number of points : It's a tie for first place . They have changed the scoring system because there have been too many ties.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeatedLosing and being defeatedScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of tie noun (EQUAL FINISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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