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English definition of “walkover”

walkover

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɔːkˌəʊ.vər/ us    /ˈwɑːkˌoʊ.vɚ/
(US also walkaway) informal a game or sports event that is won very easily by one side or one person: The semifinal should be a walkover for France.Easiness and simplicityScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated the act of winning one stage of a competition without having to compete in it because the person that you should be playing against is no longer taking partParts and stages of competitions
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