Meaning of “exhibition match” in the English Dictionary

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"exhibition match" in British English

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exhibition matchnoun [ C ]

uk /ek.sɪˈbɪʃ.ən ˌmætʃ/ us /ek.sɪˈbɪʃ.ən ˌmætʃ/

Examples from literature

  • And Sunday afternoons he always played an exhibition match with visiting pro's, or some of the crack amateurs. 
  • Thus far, the game has not been very popular in America, although a number of exhibition match games have recently been played by visiting English teams which attracted considerable attention. 

(Definition of “exhibition match” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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