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photo finishnoun [C]

uk   us  
the end of a ​race when the ​competitors are so ​close that a ​photograph has to be ​examined in ​order to ​discover who has ​won
(Definition of photo finish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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photo finishnoun [C]

 /ˈfoʊ·t̬oʊ ˈfɪn·ɪʃ/
a ​race in which competitors finish so ​close together that a ​photograph must be ​examined to ​decide who ​won
(Definition of photo finish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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