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English definition of “head-to-head”

head-to-head

adjective [before noun]    
involving two people or groups that are competing directly against each other: a head-to-head battle/clash/contest Two of the biggest characters in the retail sector were engaged in a head-to-head battle for one of the icons of British industry. head-to-head competition
involving two people discussing something directly with each other, especially in order to see which person seems better: a head-to-head confrontation/debate/meeting
(Definition of head-to-head adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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