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tie-breakernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtaɪˌbreɪ.kər/ us   /ˈtaɪˌbreɪ.kɚ/ UK also tie-break
extra play at the end of a game when both teams have the same points, to decide who is the winner
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tie-breakernoun [C]

us   /ˈtɑɪ ˌbreɪ·kər/
an additional competition among competitors who have finished with equal scores
(Definition of tie-breaker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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