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English definition of “quarter-final”

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quarter-final

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkwɔːtəˈfaɪnəl/
the part of a competition when eight people or teams are left and there are four games to decide who will reach the semi-final (= when only four people or teams are left): She was knocked out of the competition in the quarter-finals.Parts and stages of competitions
Translations of “quarter-final”
in Korean 준준결승…
in Arabic دور الثمانية…
in Portuguese quarta de final…
in Catalan quarts de final…
in Japanese 準々決勝…
in Italian quarti di finale…
in Russian четвертьфинал…
in Turkish çeyrek final…
in Polish ćwierćfinał…
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