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English definition of “tie”

tie

noun [C]     /taɪ/
CLOTHES A2 a long, thin piece of cloth that a man wears around his neck with a shirt Things worn to cover the head, face or neck
CONNECTION a relationship that connects you with a place, person, etc: [usually plural] The two countries have close ties with each other.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
GAME/COMPETITION the result of a game or competition when two people or teams have the same score → See also bow tieScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of tie noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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