Meaning of “round robin” in the English Dictionary

"round robin" in British English

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round robinnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌraʊnd ˈrɒb.ɪn/ us /ˌraʊnd ˈrɑː.bɪn/

round robin noun [ C ] (LETTER)

UK a letter, usually of demands or complaints, that is signed by many people

UK a letter that you send to a lot of people, for example at Christmas, telling them what you have done that year

round robin noun [ C ] (COMPETITION)

a competition in which all the players play against each other at least once

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

"round-robin" in American English

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round-robinnoun [ C ]

us /ˈrɑʊndˈrɑb·ɪn/

a competition in which everyone competes at least once against each other competitor:

a round-robin tennis tournament

(Definition of “round-robin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)